NOMINATION PROCRASTINATION Despite Foreign Relations Committee chairman Jesse Helms' staunch disapproval, Carol Moseley-Braun has been confirmed for an ambassadorship, The bullish 78-year-old seems to have a problem with almost every nominee.
NOMINEE CAROL MOSELEY-BRAUN
AMBASSADORSHIP New Zealand
HELMS' PROBLEM Moseley-Braun helped defeat Helms' plan to renew a design patent on an insignia that featured the Confederate flag
HOW LONG HE HELD THE PROCESS UP More than a month, then she won
[NOMINEE] JAMES HORMEL
[HELMS' PROBLEM] Hormel is gay
[HOW LONG HE HELD THE PROCESS UP] 21 months, then the Prez appointed Hormel during a Senate recess