confirmation hearing

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Noun1.confirmation hearing - a hearing held by the US Senate to gather information on whether to approve or reject candidates for high federal office who are nominated by the president
hearing - a session (of a committee or grand jury) in which witnesses are called and testimony is taken; "the investigative committee will hold hearings in Chicago"
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Among the other issues raised during his confirmation hearing were the DOH's plan on the Dengvaxia fiasco, which was earlier suspended by Duque, and the reported outbreak of diseases in Mindanao despite the agency's vaccination drives.
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The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee will hold a confirmation hearing on March 15 for President Donald Trump's nominee, Alexander Acosta, to be the next secretary of Labor.
Ambassador-designate to Lebanon David Hale blasted Hezbollah over its military involvement in Syria and pledged further economic support for Lebanon at his confirmation hearing in Washington.
The confirmation hearing for the inclusion of two of President Barack Obama's nominees into the US Securities and Exchange Commission will be held on June 27, according to a Reuters report.
Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman Carl Levin and Ranking Member John McCain said they would hold the previously scheduled confirmation hearing for Dunford, to be the commander of US and NATO forces in Afghanistan, on November 15.
October 23, 2010 (WASHINGTON) -- The Judges of the International Criminal Court (ICC) ordered a slight delay to the confirmation hearing of two Sudanese rebel figures who face charges of killing a dozen African peacekeepers more than three years ago.
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