Senate to Confirm O’Toole, Hamilton Despite Opposition

November 4, 2009

Senate Majority Whip Durban (D-IL) stated on Tuesday that by the end of this week both Tara O’Toole and David Hamilton may be confirmed as the Homeland Security Department’s undersecretary for science and technology and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7 th Circuit, respectively. Senate Majority Leader Reid (D-NV), who has recently criticized the obstruction of O’Toole as a threat to American security, will file cloture if needed, according to his spokeswoman.

The full article by the National Journal can be found here.