17.03.2009 - Choice for CFTC head clears hurdle
From Nytimes.com: President Barack Obama's choice to head the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, a nomination which raised concern among some lawmakers, cleared a hurdle toward Senate confirmation on Monday. The Senate Agriculture Committee approved the nomination of Gary Gensler as chairman of the federal agency, sending it on to the full Senate. Though senators on the committee were polled individually, there was no customary vote count for and against, just a recording of no negative votes..... Full Article: Source