Senate Votes on Controversial DeVos

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Education Secretary-designate Betsy DeVos testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Jan. 17, 2017, at her confirmation hearing before the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee.
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The Department of Education represents just three percent of the federal government's annual budget, but Education Secretary nominee Betsy DeVos, a big-time Republican donor from Michigan and advocate for charter schools, has faced the toughest road to confirmation. As of this morning, two Republican senators have said they will vote against her confirmation today Susan Collins of Maine and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska. Democrats are voting NO down the party line.

Takeaway Washington correspondent Todd Zwillich explains how DeVos got to be so controversial, and why a few Republicans are breaking from their party for this vote.