|Top priority for lame-duck Senate: Vote on Obama nominations|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
WASHINGTON — State Department officials and Washington’s diplomatic community are pressing the Senate to address a backlog of ambassadorial nominations during Congress’ post-election lame-duck session.
They fear that if the Republicans win control of the Senate, the already sluggish pace of voting on President Barack Obama’s nominees will worsen over the next two years.
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