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Snow day or no, Senate confirms first nominee since 'nuclear option' invoked

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Snow? What Snow? Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., didn’t let today's "Filiduster" stop him from taking advantage of the Senate rules change he pushed through Nov. 21, as senators voted 56-38 to confirm Patricia Ann Millett to the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia. She was the first of President Obama's nominees to be confirmed after Reid pulled the trigger on...

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