Cartoonist Glenn McCoy who caught heat Tuesday for depicting U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos as Ruby Bridges -- the African-American girl in Norman Rockwell's southern school desegregation painting "The Problem We All Live With" -- explained his controversial decision Wednesday.
Several Republicans joined Democrats to confirm John King for education secretary. King's main task is implementing the sweeping new education law.
A Senate committee approved John King for education secretary. He awaits a confirmation vote from the full Senate.
President Obama plans to nominate acting education secretary John King to the department's top post. This comes after the Republican-led Senate signaled its readiness to swiftly approve the nomination.