Senate Confirms Robert Wilkins, Completes Overhaul Of Key Appeals Court

January 14, 2014   // 0 Comments

By HENRY C. JACKSON  WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has confirmed one of President Barack Obama's key judicial nominees. The confirmation of Robert Wilkins to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia completes an overhaul of the country's second most powerful court. The Senate voted 55-43 to confirm Wilkins. He gives Democratic appointees a 7-4 majority on the politically influential...

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