• Democrats back Biden US lands pick assailed by Republicans

    3 days ago - By Stl Today

    BILLINGS, Mont. - A bitterly divided U.S. Senate panel deadlocked Thursday on President Joe Biden's pick to oversee vast government-owned lands in the West, as Democrats stood united behind a nominee whose credibility was assailed by Republicans over her...
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  • Democrats stand behind Biden public lands pick amid pushback

    Democrats stand behind Biden public lands pick amid pushback

    3 days ago - By Chron

    BILLINGS, Mont. - A U.S. Senate panel deadlocked Thursday on President Joe Biden's pick to oversee vast government-owned lands in the West, as Democrats stood united behind a nominee whose credibility was assailed by Republicans over her links to a 1989 environmental sabotage case.
    The 10-10 tie in the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee sets up a floor vote on the nomination of Tracy Stone-Manning. It would take every Senate Republican plus at least one Democratic lawmaker to block her confirmation in the evenly divided chamber.
    At stake is the leadership of the Interior...
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