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US Senate confirms judicial nominee and first Alaskan woman to serve on the 9th Circuit


Judge Morgan Christen, United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
49 Years Old

US Senate confirms judicial nominee
(12-15) 14:01 PST Anchorage, Alaska (AP) --
The U.S. Senate has confirmed an Alaska Supreme Court justice to fill a vacancy on the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.

Senators voted 95-3 Thursday to confirm the nomination of Morgan Christen, who becomes the first Alaska woman to serve on the 9th Circuit.

U.S. Democratic Sen. Mark Begich of Alaska recommended Christen to President Obama for the opening created by the retirement last year of Judge Andrew Kleinfeld of Fairbanks.

Read more: http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/n/a/2011/12/15/state/n140136S79.DTL#ixzz1geVbYiMg


U.S. Senate Roll Call Votes 112th Congress - 1st Session...
Question: On the Nomination (Confirmation Morgan Christen, of Alaska, to be U.S. Circuit Judge )
Vote Number: 231 Vote Date: December 15, 2011, 04:32 PM
Required For Majority: 1/2 Vote Result: Nomination Confirmed...
Vote Counts:

YEAs 95
NAYs 3 (DeMint, Paul, Vitter)
Not Voting 2
http://www.senate.gov/legislative/LIS/roll_call_lists/roll_call_vote_cfm.cfm?congress=112&session=1&vote=00231#position




Posted by usregimechange | Thu Dec 15, 2011, 08:35 PM (6 replies)
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