EEOC Nominee Takes Parting Shot

Law360, New York (August 6, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- After encountering stiff opposition from lawmakers and colleagues alike, President Bush's nominee to serve as the next head of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has withdrawn his name amid a stalled confirmation process.

U.S. Department of Justice veteran David Palmer took his name off the table for consideration over the weekend, claiming to be a casualty of bitter partisanship.

"Since receiving your nomination, I have received what can only be called a crash course in how bitterly partisan the nomination process has become," said Palmer in...
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