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The Nomination Process

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The Nomination Process

The Nomination Process

The Nomination Process

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GUESTS: Carroll Doherty Senior Writer, Congressional Quarterly Former Massachusetts Governor William Weld has withdrawn his nomination as US Ambassador to Mexico after a contentious debate between Jesse Helms, his colleagues in the Senate, the White House and Weld himself. Helms wielded all of his congressional power to block the nomination from even getting a senate hearing. Ray Suarez and guests talk about the Weld nomination, the power of Congressional committee chairmen and controversial nominations of the past ...on the next Talk of the Nation, from NPR News.