“Judge Drain demonstrates a career-long dedication to helping people understand legal work,” Levin said Thursday. “Confirmation of Judge Drain would help relieve the judicial emergency in Michigan.”
Most of the opposition came from Republicans, but Sens. Scott Brown (R-Mass), Jeff SessionsJeff SessionsBooker will attend inauguration Mega-mergers poised to get green light under Trump WHIP LIST: How many Dems will back Sessions? MORE (R-Ala.) and Dan CoatsDan CoatsGingrich: Trump should tell new spy chief to 'thoroughly overhaul' intelligence community Government to begin calling Indiana residents Hoosiers Live coverage: The Senate's 'vote-a-rama' MORE (R-Ind.) were among those voting in favor of the nomination. Sen. Ben Nelson (Neb.) was the only Democrat to oppose the nomination.