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Bush letter to Senate on judicial nominations

[JURIST] Frustrated with the continuing debate on Miguel Estrada and declaring that the "judicial confirmation process is broken," President Bush sent a letter Tuesday to Senate leaders Bill Frist and Tom Daschle asking Senators of both parties to come together and "take action, including adoption of a permanent rule, to ensure timely up or down votes on judicial nominations both now and in the future, no matter who is President or which party controls the Senate." Read the full text of the letter.

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