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On the Nomination PN64-7: Eric H. Holder, Jr., of the District of Columbia, to be Attorney General

Totals

All Votes D R I
Yea 76%
 
 
 
75
54
 
19
 
2
 
Nay 21%
 
 
 
21
0
 
21
 
0
 
Not Voting 3%
 
 
 
3
2
 
1
 
0
 

Nomination Confirmed. Simple Majority Required. Feb 2, 2009 at 6:15 p.m. ET. Source: senate.gov.

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