U.S. Senate Confirms First Judicial Nominees of 2008
- Jennifer Mesko - Citizenlink
- Apr 12, 2008
The Senate confirmed its first five judges of the year Thursday, including one court of appeals judge. It was the first confirmation of any kind in 108 days.
"The majority has stalled judicial confirmation votes longer this year than in any presidential election year since 1848," Sen. Orrin G. Hatch, R-Utah, told the Senate during the debate. "The majority has virtually shut down the judicial confirmation process."
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