Archive for Tuesday, April 28, 2009

U.S. Senate confirms Sebelius; Parkinson to take governor’s oath at 7 p.m. today

April 28, 2009

Kathleen Sebelius

Kathleen Sebelius

Mark Parkinson

Mark Parkinson

The U.S. Senate has approved the nomination of Kansas Gov. Kathleen Sebelius as the next U.S. Health and Human Services secretary.

The vote was 65-31 in favor of the governor's nomination. Lt. Gov. Mark Parkinson will be sworn at 7 p.m. today in the north wing of the Statehouse in as Kansas' new governor.

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