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Senate Panel Sends Cole Nomination To Floor Again

Law360 (March 17, 2011, 9:02 PM EDT) -- The Senate Judiciary Committee voted 10-8 on Thursday to send former Bryan Cave LLP partner James Cole's nomination for deputy attorney general at the U.S. Department of Justice to the full Senate for a second time.

Cole, who has been serving as deputy attorney general since a recess appointment in December, had his first attempt at confirmation stalled after Senate Republicans accused him of shielding some of American International Group Inc.'s transactions from regulatory oversight when he served as the company's court-appointed monitor in 2005 and...
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