Senate confirms the easy ones, leaves some major nominees on hold

Monday - 8/10/2009, 10:05am EDT

Dan Friedman

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The Senate confirmed around 60 executive branch nominees right before they left for their August recess. But still on hold are the nominations of several individuals chosen for high-profile positions, including Martha Johnson to lead the General Services Administration. Dan Friedman is the Senate Leadership Reporter for Congress Daily. He joins us with the highlights from the Hill.