“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 SessionsTrump, Clinton discuss counterterrorism with Egyptian president GOP senators want immigration details on attack suspects GOP pressures Kerry on Russia's use of Iranian airbase MORE (R-Ala.) and Dan CoatsDan CoatsConservative group targets Evan Bayh on ObamaCare George W. Bush to headline Rubio fundraiser What Our presidential candidates can learn from Elmo Zumwalt MORE (R-Ind.) were among those voting in favor of the nomination. Sen. Ben Nelson (Neb.) was the only Democrat to oppose the nomination.