According to a multitude of media reports, Secretary of Labor nominee Hilda Solis will be the subject of a confirmation vote in the Senate today, after a test vote is held to make sure she will be confirmed.
The vote is apparently necessary because there is still some concern over whether Republicans will continue to oppose the nominee.
Hilda Solis Confirmation Vote TuesdayOne more step remains for Hilda Solis to become the nation's 25th Secretary of Labor, the seventh woman to hold that position. And that's supposed to happen on Tuesday.
Hilda Solis's Confirmation Vote Finally Moves to SenateRep. Hilda Solis (D-Calif.) is one step closer to joining President Obama’s Cabinet as Secretary of Labor. After being stalled for weeks, the Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Senate committee voted to send Solis’s nomination to the full Senate yesterday.
Senate to take test vote on SolisCalifornia congresswoman Hilda Solis is expected to win final approval as labor secretary this week, but not before the full Senate takes a test vote on her nomination.
Senate to take test vote for labor sec.California congresswoman Hilda Solis is expected to win final approval as labor secretary this week, but not before the full Senate takes a test vote on her nomination.
Solis needs to win at least 60 votes Tuesday if the Senate votes, as scheduled, on a move to end debate and send her nomination to a final confirmation vote.