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Tuesday, April 9, 2013

“Obama Pushes Choice to Join Appeals Court”: Wednesday’s edition of The New York Times will contain an article that begins, “With a coordination and an energy that echo a Supreme Court nomination fight, the Obama administration is pushing for the confirmation of a senior Justice Department lawyer to the country’s most prestigious appellate court.”

In Wednesday’s edition of The Wall Street Journal, Even Perez will have an article headlined “Obama Bench Picks Hit by Long Delays.” You can freely access the full text of the article via Google.

And Tom Curry of NBC Politics has a blog post titled “Reid not ready to move on changing filibuster rule on nominations.”

Posted at 9:40 PM by Howard Bashman

“Senate confirms Pompton Lakes native Patty Schwartz for lifetime federal judgeship”: The Bergen County (N.J.) Record has a news update that begins, “The Senate voted today to confirm Pompton Lakes native Patty Shwartz, a Rutgers graduate now serving as a federal magistrate judge in Newark, to a lifetime appointment on the Third U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.”

The U.S. Senate‘s official roll call vote tally can be accessed here.

Posted at 1:08 PM by Howard Bashman