Estrada Nomination May Launch New Senate Battle The Senate Judiciary Committee votes along party lines to endorse Miguel Estrada for a federal circuit court post. He's the first judicial nominee sent to the full Senate under Republican management. Democrats say Estrada's record doesn't merit a lifetime appointment and hint at a filibuster to defeat him. NPR's David Welna reports.
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Estrada Nomination May Launch New Senate Battle

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Estrada Nomination May Launch New Senate Battle

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Estrada Nomination May Launch New Senate Battle

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The Senate Judiciary Committee votes along party lines to endorse Miguel Estrada for a federal circuit court post. He's the first judicial nominee sent to the full Senate under Republican management. Democrats say Estrada's record doesn't merit a lifetime appointment and hint at a filibuster to defeat him. NPR's David Welna reports.