Sebelius Confirmed as HHS Secretary
Lost in the din over Sen. Arlen Specter’s decision to switch parties today was Health and Human Services Secretary-nominee Kathleen Sebelius’ confirmation hearing. Well, she was confirmed by the Senate, by a vote of 65 to 31.
Sebelius, who will step down from her current job as the governor of Kansas, had come under fire from the right because of her support for abortion rights. On Twitter, Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) announced he had another reason for opposing her nomination: