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Battle Lines Form over Bush Judicial Nominations

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Battle Lines Form over Bush Judicial Nominations

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Battle Lines Form over Bush Judicial Nominations

Battle Lines Form over Bush Judicial Nominations

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Control of the Senate Judiciary Committee officially switches from Democrats to Republicans, with Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT) taking over as chairman. Hatch says the panel will move quickly to consider President Bush's judicial nominees, including controversial candidates recently renominated by the president. NPR's David Welna reports.