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Reid Statement On Republicans’ Rejection Of Nina Pillard’s Nomination To The D.C. Circuit Court Of Appeals

Washington, D.C. – Nevada Senator Harry Reid issued the following statement after Republicans blocked Nina Pillard, the third nominee to the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals to be blocked by Republicans this year. Pillard’s nomination received a vote of 56 to 41, four votes short of the 60 required to break a filibuster: “I am extremely disappointed…


Reid Floor Remarks On Republican Obstruction Of Qualified Judicial Nominee Caitlin Halligan

“President Obama’s judicial nominees have waited, on average, three to four times longer to be confirmed than those nominated by President George W. Bush.” “If my Republican colleagues choose to filibuster [Caitlin] Halligan’s confirmation a second time, their naked partisanship will be exposed.” Washington, D.C. – Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid spoke on the Senate…