Bench battle resumes over new nominee

Bolton, Alexander
May 2007
Hill;5/15/2007, Vol. 14 Issue 57, p1
The article reports on the battle in the Senate partisans regarding the nominations of Civil Division's Assistant Attorney General Peter Keisler for the District of Columbia in the U.S. Keisler was nominated by President George W. Bush for he has excellent legal credentials. However, several personalities block his nominations. According to Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy, the renomination of Keisler is controversial and he was also nominated in June 2006.


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