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The Senate Should Act Now to Confirm Brian Egan as State Department Legal Adviser

Senate Democrats have called for the rapid confirmation of several stalled Presidential nominees to important national security positions in light of the Paris attacks and the potential terrorist threat to the United States. Although this may strike Republicans as political opportunism, the Democrats are right. The Senate has been holding up several highly qualified and personally non-controversial nominees to critical national security jobs where they are needed.

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