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Neera Tarden's Prospects Not Looking Better Today

Senate panels delay meetings that were slated for Wednesday on White House budget office nominee

(Newser) - It looked like Neera Tanden might have long odds in being confirmed as the head of the White House budget office, and "new hurdles" emerged on Wednesday, reports the AP . Two Senate committees postponed voting on her nomination, with a Democratic aide on the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs...

Tanden Could Be First Biden Nominee to Fail

2 moderate Republicans say they won't vote for her

(Newser) - In November, GOP Sen. John Cornyn said there was "zero chance" that Neera Tanden, President Biden's nominee for director of the Office of Management and Budget, would be confirmed. He may have been right. Moderate Republican Sens. Susan Collins and Mitt Romney said Monday that they would oppose...

Senator: There Is 'Zero Chance' of Confirming Biden Pick

Neera Tanden has a controversial past

(Newser) - President-elect Joe Biden confirmed Monday that he plans to nominate Neera Tanden to lead the influential Office of Management and Budget in his administration—but she faces strong opposition from both Republicans and progressives. A spokesman for GOP Sen. John Cornyn said Tanden, president of the Center for American Progress...

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