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Nominees at stake in filibuster fight

Wednesday - 7/17/2013, 5:20am  ET

WASHINGTON (AP) -- At the center of the bitter fight over filibuster rights in the Senate are seven people nominated by President Barack Obama to serve in administration agencies. They are:

--Richard Cordray, director, Bureau of Consumer Financial protection. Nominated July, 17, 2011.

--Richard Griffin, member, National Labor Relations Board. Nominated December 15, 2011.

--Sharon Block, member, National Labor Relations Board. Nominated December 15, 2011.

--Mark Pearce, member, National Labor Relations Board. Nominated April 9, 2013.

--Tom Perez, secretary of Labor. Nominated March 18, 2013.

--Gina McCarthy, administrator, Environmental Protection Agency. Nominated March 4, 2013.

--Fred Hochberg, president and chairman of the Board of Directors, U.S. Export-Import Bank.


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