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Replay: Complete Video of Betsy DeVos's Senate Confirmation Hearing

January 17, 2017

Talking Points

LIVESTREAM: Watch @BetsyDeVos's Senate confirmation hearing; read prepared remarks

.@BetsyDeVos takes center stage at Senate confirmation hearing tonight. Get background & watch her here

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Betsy DeVos takes center stage tonight, as Donald Trump’s pick for education secretary appears before the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions for her evening confirmation hearing.
DeVos’s prepared statement is below, and here are five other recent 74 stories to background the nominee:

(The confirmation hearing will also be streamed live on the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions’ website.)