Reid Seeks Vote On Akin Gump Atty’s DC Circ. Nomination

Law360, New York (October 28, 2013, 8:26 PM EDT) -- Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., moved Monday to end debate and proceed to a vote on six executive and judicial nominees, including D.C. Circuit nominee and Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP partner Patricia Millett.

After discussing the legislative work period ahead on the Senate floor, Reid said that the Senate must first consider a number of “vital” presidential nominations. A short time later, he filed cloture on the six nominees.

“It is no secret that Republicans have systematically slow-walked or blocked scores of...
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