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Senate hearings for Biden’s other cabinet nominees so far, including Pete Buttigieg and Janet Yellen, have largely sounded like what they are: job interviews. Deb Haaland’s hearing resembled a cross-examination at times.

Senate Confirms Alejandro Mayorkas as Homeland Security Chief, Pete Buttigieg as Transportation Secretary

Industry and elected leaders praised Pete Buttigieg's confirmation as Transportation Secretary after his nomination passed the U.S. Senate 86-13 on Wednesday.

NEW: Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg participates in ceremonial swearing-in with Vice Pres. Kamala Harris, as he makes history as the first openly gay Cabinet member in U.S. history to be confirmed by the Senate.

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WATCH: Pete Buttigieg is sworn in as transportation secretary by Vice President Harris, with his husband Chasten standing next to him. Buttigieg is the first openly gay Cabinet secretary ever confirmed by the Senate

New on YouTube: Pete Buttigieg makes history as first openly-gay US cabinet secretary to be confirmed by US Senate

The Senate confirmed Alejandro Mayorkas and Pete Buttigieg as homeland security and transportation secretaries, respectively, Tuesday.​

Senate confirms Pete Buttigieg as transportation secretary, the first openly gay person to be confirmed as a Cabinet secretary.

Pete Buttigieg, confirmed by the Senate as transportation secretary, will take office with a funding crisis confronting the nation’s highway system.

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NEW: Former 2020 presidential candidate and South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg makes history as the first openly gay Cabinet member in U.S. history to be confirmed by the Senate.

Senate confirms Pete Buttigieg to lead Transportation Dept., making him the first openly gay person confirmed to a Cabinet seat

This week, the Senate will continue to confirm President Biden’s outstanding cabinet nominees. We will vote tomorrow on confirmation of Ali Mayorkas and former South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg. They are both impressive public servants who inspire respect and confidence.

The Senate has approved Pete Buttigieg to be transportation secretary, which makes him the first openly gay person confirmed to a Cabinet post. Buttigieg, a 39-year-old former mayor of South Bend, Indiana, was approved on a 86-13 vote.

The Senate has confirmed Pete Buttigieg as secretary of transportation by a vote of 86-13. That makes him the first openly gay man confirmed to a Cabinet position in U.S. history.

Pete Buttigieg is testifying before a Senate panel that is considering his nomination for transportation secretary, putting the former South Bend, Indiana, mayor on the path to becoming the first Senate-confirmed LGBTQ Cabinet secretary.

Pete Buttigieg’s historic confirmation hearing to lead President Biden’s Department of Transportation begins today. He is on track to become the first-ever openly LGBTQ person to be confirmed by the Senate to a Cabinet-level position.

Pete Buttigieg is Biden's pick for transportation secretary. He will be the first Senate-confirmed LGBTQ Cabinet member if his nomination succeeds.

Pete Buttigieg's answer on structural reform is far and away the most important answer of the night. If you want to get *any* of this stuff done, you have to start with structural reform so that popular majorities can make policy. Otherwise it's all going to die in the Senate.

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