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Thursday, November 19, 2009

Ind. Courts - Senate debate underway on Hamilton nomination [Updated]

Final debate is now underway for the "up or down" U.S. Senate vote on the David Hamilton nomination.

Watch on C-SPAN 2.

2:30 PM - The roll call has begun.

2:55 PM - It looks to be a straight party-line vote ...

2:58 PM - Nomination is confirmed 59-39.

[Updated at 3:50 PM] Here is the roll call #350. All 39 NAYs were republican; of the 59 YEAS, one was republican (Lugar), the remainder were D or I. Two senators, both Ds, did not vote, Baucus and Byrd.

[Updated 5:48 PM] Here is Warren Richey's story from the Christian Science Monitor.

Posted by Marcia Oddi on November 19, 2009 02:24 PM
Posted to Indiana Courts