Senate confirms two judicial nominees

The Senate voted to confirm two more of President Obama’s judicial nominees on Tuesday.

Leo Sorokin was confirmed on a 91-0 vote to be a U.S. district judge for the District of Massachusetts. 

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And the Senate voted 58-35 to confirm Richard Boulware to be a U.S. district judge for the District of Nevada.

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) said Boulware would be the first African American man to serve on the district court of Nevada.

Sen. Dean Heller (R-Nev.) said he hoped the “excellent” nominee, Boulware, would be confirmed on a bipartisan basis.