Most energy observers expect McCarthy to be confirmed, but her nomination still sets the stage for high drama.
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Sylvia Mathews Burwell’s nomination renews GOP calls for debt reduction.
President says with "outstanding leadership" agencies can figure out how to make cuts.
Lines are longer at some airports, but just by a few minutes.
Georgetown Heating Plant draws multiple private bids, hits $19 million.
Virginia letter outlines $661 million payroll cut, as well as Army and Navy program cuts.
Agency faces no direct cuts, but a slow economy could hurt business.
Washington's addiction to manufactured crises is the result of one party's stubborn economic ignorance -- time for the press to call it out.
Once the cuts start to take effect, both the president and the GOP could face blowback.
Now the process begins of implementing the cuts.