Senate votes to confirm two judicial nominations

Mark E. Walker was confirmed to serve as U.S. district judge for the northern district of Florida on a 94-0 vote.

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Shortly after that vote, Terrence G. Berg was confirmed by voice-vote to be U.S. district judge for the eastern district of Michigan.

Sen. Carl LevinCarl LevinFight for taxpayers draws fire Gun debate shows value of the filibuster House won't vote on Navy ship-naming restrictions MORE (D-Mich.) said Berg was an “outstanding nominee.”

“Berg’s qualifications are extraordinarily impressive and will serve on the bench with great distinction,” Levin said before the votes.

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