McConnell breaks the Senate further, confirms two more judges opposed by home-state senators
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For just the fourth time in history, and for the second time in two days, the Senate confirmed a federal judiciary nominee over the objections of both home-state senators Thursday. Michael Park was confirmed to the New York-based U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit by a 52 to 41 vote. That follows the confirmation of Joseph Bianco to the same court on Wednesday.

Neither of the judges was supported by New York's Democratic senators, Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand. Previously,...

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