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HHS, Labor, Educ. hearings scheduled

From NBC's Ken Strickland and Domenico Montanaro
The confirmation hearings for President-elect Obama's picks for Health and Human Services, Labor and Education have been scheduled and will take place over the next two weeks.

The Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pension Committee (HELP Committee), chaired by Ted Kennedy, has slated the following:

-- Thursday, Jan. 8, 10 a.m. ET: Health and Human Services-designate Tom Daschle
-- Friday, Jan. 9, 2009, 9:30 a.m. ET: Secretary of Labor-designate Rep. Hilda L. Solis
-- Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2009, 10 a.m. ET: Secretary of Education-Designate Arne Duncan

Eric Holder's hearing for attorney general is scheduled for Jan. 15th.