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BREAKING NEWS ~ Senators reach agreement over judicial nominees

[JURIST] AP is reporting that a bipartisan group of Senators has reached a deal to avert a showdown over judicial nominees. Sources state that under the agreement, Democrats would pledge not to filibuster any of Bush's future appeals court or Supreme Court nominees, except in "extraordinary circumstances."

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