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Day February 7, 2011

Senate Roll Call Vote #00013

On the Nomination: Confirmation Paul Kinloch Holmes III, of Arkansas, to be U.S. District JudgeResult: Confirmed (95-0, 5 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00012

On the Nomination: Confirmation Diana Saldana, of Texas, to be U.S. District JudgeResult: Confirmed (94-0, 6 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00013

On the Nomination: Confirmation Paul Kinloch Holmes III, of Arkansas, to be U.S. District JudgeResult: Confirmed (95-0, 5 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00012

On the Nomination: Confirmation Diana Saldana, of Texas, to be U.S. District JudgeResult: Confirmed (94-0, 6 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Floor Schedule For Monday, February 07, 2011

Following any Leader remarks, there will be a period of morning business until 3:00pm with senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each. At 3:00pm, the Senate will resume consideration of S.223, the Federal Aviation Administration Authorization bill. If senators have amendments to the bill they would like to offer they should…

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Judicial Vacancy Crisis

Judicial vacancies in our federal courts are reaching historic highs.  There are currently 104 vacancies on federal district and circuit courts, forty-nine of which are determined to be judicial emergencies by the non-partisan Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts, which means there are simply not enough judges on the bench to do the work of…

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Reid: Reagan Knew Politics Have Always Been And Will Always Be About Compromise

Washington, DC— Nevada Senator Harry Reid made the following remarks today on President Ronald Reagan’s 100th birthday, which was celebrated yesterday. Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery: “Ronald Reagan’s second inauguration was the first one I attended as a Member of Congress.  It was bitterly cold that day.  While the temperatures sank into…

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Reid: Bipartisan Effort To Fill Court Vacancies Must Be New Standard

Washington, D.C.–Nevada Senator Harry Reid released the following statement today on the bipartisan confirmation to the federal district court of Marco Hernandez, Paul Holmes and Diana Saldana: “Today’s unanimous confirmation of three qualified district court judges is a victory, not for Democrats or for Republicans, but for the U.S. justice system. That system desperately needs…

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