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Executive branch and most judicial nominees can now be confirmed with a simple, 51-vote majority.
Discussion devolves into attacks on President Obama.
From now on, nominees can be approved by a simple, 51-vote majority.
Also, Florida's Trey Radel is in some hot water.
Lawmakers challenge proposed rules that could broaden definition of sensitive jobs, and legal ruling stripping those employees of appeal rights.
Two panel members opposed Jeh Johnson, but he is expected to be confirmed by the Senate.
House overseers call for heads to roll in wake of overtime scandal at Homeland Security.