The Senate Finance Committee voted 17-10 Tuesday to advance to the full Senate the nomination of former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley to be the next commissioner of the Social Security Administration. All 14 Democrats and three Republicans — Sens. Chuck Grassley of Iowa, Bill Cassidy of Louisiana and Thom Tillis of North Carolina — supported advancing O’Malley’s nomination. Ten other Republicans voted against O’Malley.
Senate panel advances Maryland’s O’Malley as next Social Security commissioner
November 29, 2023