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Posted at 02:49 PM on Monday, January 26, 2009 by Post15921. Senate Confirms Two Key Cabinet Members
2. Committee Assignments Begin
3. VFW Says Closing GITMO Not Prudent
1. Senate Confirms Two Key Cabinet Members: The Senate signed off on many of President Obama's cabinet members this week. Among those confirmed were VA Secretary Eric Shinseki and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Shinseki has promised to begin work on several high priority items during his first days in office. Among them is the implementation of GI Bill benefits, streamlining disability claims, and modernizing the delivery of benefits, to include working with DOD on seamless transition for newly discharged veterans.
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