Estrada Filibuster Weighed The Senate debates Miguel Estrada's nomination to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia. Republicans urge quick confirmation, but Democrats say Estrada's record doesn't merit a lifetime appointment and hint at a filibuster to defeat him. NPR's Libby Lewis reports.

Democrats Weigh Filibuster of Estrada Court Nomination

Democrats Weigh Filibuster of Estrada Court Nomination

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The Senate debates Miguel Estrada's nomination to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia. Republicans urge quick confirmation, but Democrats say Estrada's record doesn't merit a lifetime appointment and hint at a filibuster to defeat him. NPR's Libby Lewis reports.