June 12, 2014 01:39 PM
McCord, Chu, and Batta nominations confirmed by voice voteThe Senate confirmed the following nominations by voice vote:
- Executive Calendar #710 Michael J. McCord, of Ohio, to be Under Secretary of Defense;
- Executive Calendar #782 R. Jane Chu, Missouri, to be Chairperson of the National Endowment for the Arts for a term of four years; and
- Executive Calendar #776 Todd A. Batta, of Iowa, to be an Assistant Secretary of Agriculture.