Confirmation Hearings For Obama Cabinet Picks A week and a half before his Jan. 20, 2009, inauguration, confirmation hearings began for President-elect Barack Obama's Cabinet nominees. His choices for 15 heads of executive departments and four other Cabinet-level officials must get Senate approval before they can take the helm of their respective agency or department.
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