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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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Akaka supports Liu nomination to Court of Appeals

Akaka supports Liu nomination to Court of Appeals

MEDIA RELEASE The U.S. Senate is expected to vote Thursday, May 19 on a motion to proceed to the nomination of Goodwin Liu to the Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals. If confirmed, Liu would be the only Asian American among the active judges on the Ninth Circuit, which has jurisdiction over an area including […]

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