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The Senate delayed its vote on Jeff Sessions' nomination for attorney general

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UPDATE 1:44 p.m.: 

Senate Democrats delayed a vote on Sen. Jeff Sessions' nomination for attorney general, The Hill reports.

The vote will take place at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday instead.

UPDATE 12:53 p.m.:

Elaine Chao, President Trump's pick to run the Department of Transportation, was approved by the Senate. Chao, the wife of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), was previously Secretary of Labor under former President George W. Bush. 

UPDATE 12:40 p.m.:

Despite allegations of plagiarism, the Senate HELP Committee voted in favor of Betsy DeVos, Trump's nominee for Secretary of Education. She will face the full Senate next. 

Rick Perry, nominated for Energy Secretary, and Rep. Ryan Zinke, nominated for Interior Secretary, both passed their committees easily, with votes of 16-7 and 16-6, respectively. 

UPDATE 10:35 a.m.:

Senate Democrats have announced they will boycott President Trump's nominees for Health and Human Services Secretary and Treasury Secretary (Rep. Tom Price and Steven Mnuchin, respectively). 

One Democratic vote is required for the votes to go forward, CNBC reports.

Sen. Bob Casey (D-PA) explained his decision to join the boycott in a series of tweets.

ORIGINAL STORY:

Congress has a busy day ahead. Committee votes and debates Tuesday morning may determine if any of President Trump's proposed Cabinet nominees are are blocked from approval. 

Many of the nominees have been tied to controversy. 

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FILE - In this Dec. 12, 2016, file photo, Interior Secretary-designate Rep. Ryan Zinke, right, R-Mont., arrives in Trump Tower, in New York, Monday, Dec. 12, 2016. Zinke says he would never sell, give away or transfer public lands, a crucial stance in his home state of Montana and the West, where access to hunting and fishing is considered sacrosanct. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

Ryan Zinke, nominated to head the Department of the Interior, also faces the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee at 9:30 a.m.

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Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala. speaks to media at Trump Tower, Thursday, Nov. 17, 2016, in New York. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Jeff Sessions, Trump's pick for Attorney General, will face the Senate Judiciary Committee at 9:30 a.m. This comes after acting AG Sally Yates was fired for refusing to back Trump's travel ban. This may get testy. 

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Health and Human Services Secretary-designate, Rep. Tom Price, R-Ga. testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017, at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Tom Price, nominated to run the Department of Health and Human Services, has been dogged by accusations that as a Congressman, he passed laws that boosted his stock portfolio. He faces the Finance Committee at 10 a.m.

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President-elect Donald Trump's pick for Education Secretary Betsy DeVos speaks during a rally at DeltaPlex Arena, Friday, Dec. 9, 2016, in Grand Rapids, Mich. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Betsy DeVos, Trump's pick for the Secretary of Education, faces the Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions. 

Former Labor Secretary Elaine Chao arrives at Trump Tower, Monday, Nov. 21, 2016 in New York, to meet with President-elect Donald Trump. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Former Labor Secretary Elaine Chao arrives at Trump Tower, Monday, Nov. 21, 2016 in New York, to meet with President-elect Donald Trump. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Elaine Chao, nominated for Secretary of Transportation, will face the full Senate. She was the Secretary of Labor under former President George W. Bush.

Secretary of State-designate Rex Tillerson testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2107, at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
Secretary of State-designate Rex Tillerson testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2107, at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

Rex Tillerson, nominated for Secretary of State, won't face a vote, but the Senate will debate on his nomination. 

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