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Betsy DeVos is voted through by a Senate committee

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(CNN) - Betsy DeVos, President Donald Trump's nominee to head the Department of Education, cleared one procedural hurdle to her confirmation Tuesday, being voted through by a Senate committee.

The Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor & Pensions voted 12-11, along party lines, approving her nomination.

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