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Clinton Likely To Be Confirmed Tomorrow, Not Today

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It appears that Hillary Clinton will not be confirmed as secretary of state today.

The Associated Press is reporting (UPDATE: And CBS News confirms) that Republican John Cornyn of Texas is planning to block a unanimous floor vote to confirm the former first lady later today. Their source is a spokesman for Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid.

The spokesman, Jim Manley, predicted that there would be a roll call vote Wednesday, and that "she will receive overwhelming bipartisan support" when it takes place.

The Senate still plans to confirm other Obama Cabinet picks later today.

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