Obama appeals court nominee asks to be withdrawn (via CNN Political Ticker)

Posted: May 25, 2011 in Uncategorized

(CNN) — Goodwin Liu, a California law professor nominated by President Barack Obama for the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, asked Thursday for his name to be withdrawn after Senate Republicans had invoked a rarely used filibuster to block a final floor vote. "With no possibility of an up-or-down vote on the horizon, my family and I have decided that it is time for us to regain the ability to make plans for the future," Liu said in a letter to … Read More

via CNN Political Ticker

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