Votes to Confirm Pair of Federal Judges Roiled by Partisan Rancor

, The Legal Intelligencer

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The surprisingly close confirmation votes for a bipartisan pair of federal judicial nominees were driven by the ongoing partisan battle over the Senate Democratic majority's effective elimination of the filibuster on most judicial nominations, legal and political analysts said.

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  • Frank

    This illustrates the political problem with attempts to take away the election of PA judges from voters and place in the hands of politicians.

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