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Senate blocks nomination of Liu

Senate blocks nomination of Liu

MEDIA RELEASE The U.S. Senate has voted 52-43-1 (with one Senator voting “present”) on a motion to proceed to the confirmation of Goodwin Liu to the Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals. Sixty votes were required to overcome a filibuster, therefore with only 52 votes the Senate was prevented from holding a final up-or-down vote […]

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