"It appears as though the confirmation process for General Charles Bolden as the head of NASA is headed in the right direction. The former astronaut and ABC 13 space consultant was in Washington today to meet with prominent U.S. Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison."
"Wednesday U.S. Senator Jim DeMint met with Columbia native Major General Charles F. Bolden, Jr. to discuss his recent nomination by President Obama to become NASA Administrator."
Sen. Richard Shelby: Obama pick for top NASA job is capable, Huntsville Times
"I look forward to meeting with him and working with him. The confirmation process will have to take place, and I'm not making any predictions or judgments, but (Bolden) certainly is a capable man and has the qualifications. We'll have to see what the Senate thinks and move from there," Shelby, R-Tuscaloosa, said shortly after a building dedication at Marshall Space Flight Center.