Obama's Hill Allies: Judicial Nominees

Cohen, Richard E.; Friel, Brian; Victor, Kirk
November 2008
National Journal;11/15/2008, p20
The article discusses the selection of nominees for justice of the U.S. Supreme Court in the advent of the administration of President-elect Barack Obama. It says that Obama will need his trusted allies in the Senate even if Democrats control it. Obama will reportedly seek help from trusted connections including Joseph Durbin, a Judiciary Committee member, Charles Schumer, active member of the judiciary panel and Patrick Leahy, the Judiciary Committee chairman.


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