Senate advances 11th Circuit nominee

The Senate voted 58-33 Thursday night to end debate on the nomination of Jill Pryor to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Eleventh Circuit.

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Cloture on her nomination is the last vote before senators return home for the five-week August recess.

Her final confirmation is expected when lawmakers return in September.

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) said the Senate will be in session Friday but that no more votes are expected until September.