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3/09/2005

Bolton's Last Confirmation Hearing

John Bolton was confirmed as Undersecretary of State for Arms Control and International Security on May 8, 2001, by a vote of 57-43. He was voted out of the then-evenly split Foreign Relations Committee 10-8, with Senator Russ Feingold casting the deciding vote in favor.

The 57 senators that voted for confirmation included all 50 Republicans and Democrats Feingold, Bayh, Breaux, Landrieu, Lieberman, Miller, and Ben Nelson. The roll call:


I've uploaded PDFs of Bolton's 2001 confirmation hearing and both days of Senate floor debate. Many Democratic Senators rose in strong opposition to Bolton, particularly Sens. Wellstone and Dorgan.

 

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