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2011-08-03 11:59:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA) commends President Barack H. Obama for his nomination on Tuesday of Judge Adalberto Jose Jordan to the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.

2006-07-31 13:56:44

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - At the urging of Democrats, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee has put off a vote until September on whether to keep John Bolton as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, committee aides said on Monday.

2006-07-11 20:00:48

By Thomas Ferraro WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Pentagon's top lawyer drew bipartisan fire on Tuesday for coercive techniques used to question terrorism suspects as he struggled to win U.S. Senate confirmation to a seat on a federal appeals court.

2006-05-26 08:41:20

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate on Friday confirmed White House lawyer Brett Kavanaugh to be a federal appeals court judge, despite scathing criticism from a top Democrat who said he was unfit for the job. With the Senate's 57-36 vote, Kavanaugh, 41, will take a seat on the U.S.

2006-05-11 16:29:01

By Andy Sullivan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Senate Judiciary Committee approved White House aide Brett Kavanaugh for an appeals-court seat on Thursday, clearing the way for a likely confirmation vote by the full Senate.

2006-05-11 12:43:22

By Andy Sullivan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Senate Judiciary Committee approved White House aide Brett Kavanaugh for an appeals-court seat on Thursday, clearing the way for a likely confirmation vote by the full Senate.

2005-09-28 17:29:44

By Thomas Ferraro WASHINGTON (Reuters) - With U.S. Chief Justice nominee John Roberts heading toward an easy confirmation this week, top Senate Democrats warned President George W. Bush on Wednesday to expect a big fight if his next Supreme Court nominee is a conservative extremist.

2005-09-21 10:57:24

By Steve Holland WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Senate leaders warned President George W. Bush on Wednesday his next Supreme Court nominee will likely face a far more contentious confirmation battle than conservative John Roberts, who is poised to become U.S. chief justice.

2005-09-21 02:28:53

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid said he will ask President George W. Bush on Wednesday that his second nominee to the U.S.

2005-07-29 15:42:41

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican and Democratic senators on Friday worked to set a date for U.S. Supreme Court nominee John Roberts' confirmation hearing after an agreement to start the process on Sept. 6 collapsed.


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