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Priscilla Owen Confirmed As Federal Judge - Yahoo! News
: "WASHINGTON - The Senate on Wednesday confirmed Priscilla Owen as a federal appellate judge, ending the four-year ordeal of the Texas jurist who was thrust into the center of the partisan battle over
President Bush's judicial nominations.
The 56-43 vote to appoint Owen to the New Orlean-based 5th
U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals was a consequence of an agreement reached earlier this week that averted, for the time being, a bitter dispute over Democratic use of the filibuster to block Bush's judicial choices.
Bush, pleased with the vote on a nominee he said would bring 'a wealth of experience and expertise' to the bench, said it should be followed by others. 'I urge the Senate to build on this progress and provide my judicial nominees the up-or-down votes they deserve,' the president said in a statement."