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Bush to renominate blocked judges

[JURIST] President Bush indicated Thursday he would re-nominate some 20 individuals for federal judgeships whose confirmations were directly or indirectly blocked by Democrats in the last Congress who considered them too right-wing on a range of legal and social issues. Read a full statement by White House press secretary Scott McClellan listing the Court of Appeals and District Court nominations concerned. The appeals re-nominees include Priscilla Owen, William Pryor, Janice Rogers Brown, and William Haynes IV. Reuters has more.

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