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Jan
12
10:00 am10:00

Health, Education, Labor & Pensions Committee Hearing on Secretary of Labor

Politico announced that the committee will hold hearings January 12 on Andrew Puzder to become Secretary of Labor, though the Senate website does not have this entry listed.  We oppose this nomination and confirmation and the  reasons will be outlined in the Talking Points section of this website very soon.

The committee members are listed below.  If one or both of your Senators are members of this committee, please call their office ASAP to make your disapproval and protest known.  

See links at top of page for overview of the calling programtalking points and how to find your Senators' telephone numbers

Majority (Republican)

Minority (Democrats)

Jan
11
10:00 am10:00

Health, Education, Labor & Pensions Committee Hearing on Secretary of Education

The committee will hold hearings on Betsy Devos to become Secretary of Education.  We oppose this nomination and confirmation for reasons outlined in the Talking Points section of this website. 

The committee members are listed below.  If one or both of your Senators are members of this committee, please call their office ASAP to make your disapproval and protest known.  

See links at top of page for overview of the calling programtalking points and how to find your Senators' telephone numbers

Majority (Republican)

Minority (Democrats)

Jan
10
Jan 11

Judiciary Committee Hearing on Attorney General

The Judiciary Committee will meet to consider Jeff Sessions as the Attorney General of the United States.  See the official Senate announcement here.

See links at top of page for overview of the calling program, talking points and how to find your Senators' telephone numbers

Members of the Judiciary Committee are:

Majority

  • Senator Chuck Grassley (R-IA) (Chair)
  • Senator Orrin G. Hatch (R - UT)
  • Senator Jeff Sessions (R - AL)
  • Senator Lindsey Graham (R - SC)
  • Senator John Cornyn (R - TX)
  • Senator Michael S. Lee (R - UT)
  • Senator Ted Cruz (R - TX)
  • Senator Jeff Flake (R - AZ)
  • Senator David Vitter (R - LA)
  • Senator David Perdue (R - GA)
  • Senator Thom Tillis (R - NC)

Minority

  • Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT) (Ranking Member)
  • Senator Dianne Feinstein (D - CA)
  • Senator Charles Schumer (D - NY)
  • Senator Dick Durbin (D - IL)
  • Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D - RI)
  • Senator Amy Klobuchar (D - MN)
  • Senator Al Franken (D - MN)
  • Senator Christopher A. Coons (D - DE)
  • Senator Richard Blumenthal (D - CT)
Jan
9
Jan 13

Foreign Relations Committee Hearing on Secretary of State

Exact dates haven't been posted to Senate Committee site, but rumored to be in this timeframe.  

Here are the members of the committee.  If one (or both) of your Senators are on this committee, please call their office ASAP to protest Tillerson's appointment. 

See links at top of page for overview of the calling programtalking points and how to find your Senators' telephone numbers

Majority

  • Chairman, Bob Corker, Republican - Tennessee
  • James E. Risch, Republican - Idaho
  • Marco Rubio, Republican - Florida
  • Ron Johnson, Republican - Wisconsin
  • Jeff Flake, Republican - Arizona
  • Cory Gardner, R - Colorado
  • David Perdue, R - Georgia
  • Johnny Isakson, Republican - Georgia
  • Rand Paul, Republican - Kentucky
  • John Barrasso, Republican - Wyoming

Minority

  • Ranking Member, Ben Cardin, Democrat - Marylan
  • Barbara Boxer, Democrat - California
  • Bob Menende, Democrat - New Jersey
  • Jeanne Shaheen, Democrat - New Hampshire
  • Christopher Coons, Democrat - Delaware
  • Tom Udall, Democrat - New Mexico
  • Chris Murphy, Democrat - Connecticut
  • Tim Kaine, Democrat - Virginia
  • Edward J. Markey, Democrat - MA