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Presidential Appointments, the Senate's Confirmation Process, and Changes Made in the 112th Congress

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This report provides information on presidential appointments in the executive and judicial branch including a brief background on advice and consent issues, an overview of the appointment process in both the executive and legislative branches, and a brief discussion of recent concerns about the system. Also, the report explores the events in the 112th Congress leading up to the introduction and passage of two measures purported to make the appointment process easier and quicker, and it concludes with an analysis of the two measures.

Creator(s): Carey, Maeve P.
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: October 9, 2012
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Carey, Maeve P.

Analyst in Government Organization and Management

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: October 9, 2012
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United States
Description:

This report provides information on presidential appointments in the executive and judicial branch including a brief background on advice and consent issues, an overview of the appointment process in both the executive and legislative branches, and a brief discussion of recent concerns about the system. Also, the report explores the events in the 112th Congress leading up to the introduction and passage of two measures purported to make the appointment process easier and quicker, and it concludes with an analysis of the two measures.

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28 pages.

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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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