September 26, 2006 – Thurgood Marshall, Jr., to be Governor, United States Postal Service; vice for a term expiring December 8, 2011, vice Ned R. McWherter, term expired.
November 14, 2006 – Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Hearings held.
November 16, 2006 – Placed on Senate Executive Calendar. Calendar No. 1001. Subject to nominee’s commitment to respond to requests to appear and testify before any duly constituted committee of the Senate.
December 09, 2006 – Confirmed by the Senate by Voice Vote.