Senate confirms EPA nominee
July 18th, 2013
04:39 PM ET
9 months ago

Senate confirms EPA nominee

(CNN) – The Senate on Thursday confirmed Gina McCarthy to lead the Environmental Protection Agency.

McCarthy, assistant administrator of the EPA, is the second Cabinet official to be confirmed since senators brokered a deal that ended GOP filibusters of several presidential nominees. The vote was 59-40.

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