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Reid opposes Obama court pick (Michael Boggs)
Associated Press ^ | May 15, 2014 5:47 PM EDT | David Espo

Posted on 05/15/2014 11:45:47 PM PDT by Olog-hai

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, one of the Obama administration's staunchest allies in Congress, announced his opposition Thursday to Michael Boggs’ nomination to the federal bench, dealing a strong if not fatal blow to the former Georgia state lawmaker’s confirmation hopes.

“Somebody should have looked a little more deeply into his record,” Reid said of Boggs, nominated to the U.S. District Court in Georgia. He faced sharp questioning at a recent confirmation hearing into his past support for state proposals to post information online about doctors who perform abortions and to keep the Confederate battle emblem on the Georgia flag. …

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; News/Current Events; US: District of Columbia; US: Georgia
KEYWORDS: districtcourt; harryreid; michaelboggs; obama

1 posted on 05/15/2014 11:45:47 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

I guess he was interested in paying the little slimy corrupt crook reid what reid wanted.


2 posted on 05/16/2014 3:04:06 AM PDT by chiefqc
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To: Olog-hai

Harry Reid is opposing a nominee of Obama??? Really??

Somebody should have looked more into his background, Harry?? Really???? Obama and his people supposedly looked into his background, Harry. Don’t you have to criticize the White House and how they vet nominees, Harry? Let’s hear it, Harry.


3 posted on 05/16/2014 6:40:45 AM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: Olog-hai

Racist Reid!


4 posted on 05/16/2014 6:42:58 AM PDT by N. Theknow (Kennedys-Can't drive, can't ski, can't fly, can't skipper a boat-But they know what's best for you.)
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