The vote on Brennan's nomination came only after Kentucky Republican Rand Paul gave up his effort to block it. He spoke on the senate floor for nearly 13 hours, to make a point — not so much about Brennan, but about the potential use of drones to take out American citizens in the U.S.
Senate Finally Confirms John Brennan As CIA Director
Fri, March 8, 2013 7:52am
Story by Tamara Keith
Listen to this story on npr.org »