Tuesday, May 24, 2005
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A Long Delayed Victory for Judge Owen, 81-18

Senate Votes to End Filibuster on Judge By JIM ABRAMS
U.S. Senate Roll Call Votes 109th Congress - 1st Session as compiled through Senate LIS by the Senate Bill Clerk under the direction of the Secretary of the Senate. Vote Summary Question: On the Cloture Motion (Motion To Invoke Cloture on the Nomination of Priscilla Richman Owen, of Texas, to be U.S. Circuit Judge ) NAYs ---18 Biden (D-DE) Boxer (D-CA) Cantwell (D-WA) Corzine (D-NJ) Dayton (D-MN) Dodd (D-CT) Dorgan (D-ND) Feingold (D-WI) Jeffords (I-VT) Kennedy (D-MA) Kerry (D-MA) Lautenberg (D-NJ) Levin (D-MI) Lincoln (D-AR) Murray (D-WA) Reed (D-RI) Sarbanes (D-MD) Stabenow (D-MI)
GOPBloggers notes:
The list includes a Senator who won his seat by disregarding the rule of law, another Senator who disenfranchised voters by switching parties after an election, a Senator who conspired with the enemy during wartime, and a Senator who has praised Osama bin Laden.