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U.S. federal judge confirmations in the 110th Congress
AFSCME 2007 Senate Scorecard description The Senate approved the confirmation of Leslie Southwick of Mississippi to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit, which AFSCME opposed because of his long-standing record of ruling against workers, consumers and victims of discrimination.
AFSCME 2007 Senate Scorecard position Nay  +
AFSCME 2007 Senate Scorecard source Http://www.afscme.org/legislation-politics/19812.cfm +
Americans for Democratic Action 2007 Senate Scorecard description Motion to invoke cloture on the nomination Motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of Leslie Southwick of Mississippi to be a judge for the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals. Opponents argued that, in his positions related to African Americans, workers, gays, and women, Mr. Southwick was unsuited to a lifetime appointment to the federal judiciary. time appointment to the federal judiciary.
Americans for Democratic Action 2007 Senate Scorecard position Nay +
Americans for Democratic Action 2007 Senate Scorecard source Http://www.adaction.org/pages/publications/voting-records.php +
Bill of vote U.S. federal judge confirmations in the 110th Congress +
Chamber U.S. Senate +
Congress number 110th +
Family Research Council 2007-2008 Senate Scorecard description Judge Leslie Southwick of Mississippi was nominated on January 9, 2007 by President George W. Bush to serve as a judge on the U.S Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. After months of delay, Judge Southwick was confirmed on 10/24/07.
Family Research Council 2007-2008 Senate Scorecard position Aye +
Family Research Council 2007-2008 Senate Scorecard source Http://www.frcaction.org/get.cfm?i=VR08I01 +
Human Rights Campaign 2008 Senate Votes description On Oct. 24, 2007, the Senate voted on Pres On Oct. 24, 2007, the Senate voted on President Bush’s nomination of Judge Leslie Southwick to the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals. The Senate confirmed his nomination by a vote of 59-38 (Roll Call Vote No. 393, 1st Session, 110th Congress). Democrats — 9 yes, 37 no, 3 not voting; Republicans — 49 yes, 0 no; Independents — 1 yes, 1 no. HRC opposed the nomination. — 1 yes, 1 no. HRC opposed the nomination.
Human Rights Campaign 2008 Senate Votes position Nay +
Human Rights Campaign 2008 Senate Votes source Http://www.hrc.org/about us/7194.htm +
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Roll call number 392 + , 393 +
Scorecard vote Americans for Democratic Action 2007 Senate Scorecard + , Human Rights Campaign 2008 Senate Votes + , AFSCME 2007 Senate Scorecard + , Family Research Council 2007-2008 Senate Scorecard +
Session number 1 +
Categories Stubs  + , Elections and Government Policy (U.S.)  + , U.S. legislation  + , Record votes  +
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U.S. Senate record vote 392, 110th Congress, Session 1 + , U.S. Senate record vote 393, 110th Congress, Session 1 + , U.S. federal judge confirmations in the 110th Congress + Bill of vote
 

 

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