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Tanden in hot water over confirmation

CQ Budget, Ep. 191

Neera Tanden, nominee to be director of the Office of Management and Budget, arrives for her confirmation hearing in the Senate Budget Committee.
Neera Tanden, nominee to be director of the Office of Management and Budget, arrives for her confirmation hearing in the Senate Budget Committee. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

Neera Tanden, the nominee to lead the Office of Management and Budget, is facing an uphill battle to get confirmed after multiple senators, including West Virginia Democrat Joe Manchin III, came out against her nomination. CQ Roll Call’s Jennifer Shutt and David Lerman break down where the opposition comes from, what her chances of getting confirmed are and who would be a likely replacement if the White House can’t get enough votes to confirm her.

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