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  •  Sen Reid filed a cloture motion for another judge (0+ / 0-)

    to be voted on Monday:

    At 4:30pm, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session to consider Executive Calendar #607, the nomination of Andrew David Hurwitz, of AZ, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit with one hour of debate equally divided and controlled between the two Leaders or their designees. Upon the use or yielding back of time (at approximately 5:30pm), there will be a roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the Hurwitz nomination.
    http://democrats.senate.gov/...

    If confirmed, Hurwitz would be Obama's 5th appointee to the 9th Circuit court.

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