Tuesday, June 7, 2005

Senate Ends Brown Nomination Filibuster

"The GOP-controlled Senate on Tuesday ended a nearly two-year Democratic filibuster of California judge Janice Rogers Brown, putting her on track to become the second black woman on what many people consider to be the nation's second highest court.

"The 65-32 vote virtually assures the conservative jurist and Alabama native's confirmation Wednesday evening to the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, part of a historic deal to avert a partisan showdown over judicial filibusters." ...

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