Paul William Grimm was confirmed to be U.S. district judge for Maryland.

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Before the vote, Sens. Ben CardinBen CardinWashington-area lawmakers request GAO report on DC Metro Warren wants briefing on probe into Trump ally A guide to the committees: Senate MORE (D-Md.) and Barbara MikulskiBarbara MikulskiMikulski on Warren flap: Different rules apply to women It's not just Trump's Cabinet but Congress lacks diversity The Hill's 12:30 Report MORE (D-Md.) urged their colleagues to vote for Grimm’s confirmation.

“I ask for civic engagement in Maryland so [judicial nominees are] familiar with the life and times of those they adjudicate over,” Mikulski said on the floor Monday. “Judge Grimm does exactly that. He brings the right hard-working values to the bench.”

Republican Sen. Roy BluntRoy BluntA guide to the committees: Senate Judiciary Committee wants briefing, documents on Flynn resignation Intel Dem: House GOP now open to investigating Flynn MORE (R-Mo.) voted against Grimm's confirmation.