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Schumer To GOP: We're Going To Rev Up Confirmation Of Obama Judicial Nominees

A leadership aide tells me that Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has been prepping a confirmation schedule for several Obama nominees, hoping to advance them after the Senate passes an extension of unemployment benefits--but had no additional information regarding any plans to hold the Senate in session to force the GOP's hand.

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