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Trump’s Pick for Wage-Hour Chief Nears Final Confirmation Vote

April 10, 2019, 12:19 AM

The Senate April 9 advanced Cheryl Stanton’s nomination to run the Labor Department’s Wage and Hour Division.

Lawmakers voted 53-47 to limit debate on nomination for Stanton, a South Carolina wage and hour attorney. That limits the Senate to two hours of debate before a confirmation vote.

Stanton is among a wave of nominees that could have their numbers called soon, thanks to a recent change to the Senate confirmation process. Lawmakers voted April 3 to shorten required floor debate time from 30 hours to two hours. The change, approved by the GOP majority, is an effort to alleviate a...

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