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Topic - Michael Boggs
Recent editorials from Georgia newspapers:
A civil rights icon who is now an influential member of the House became the latest prominent Democrat on Monday to oppose one of President Barack Obama's picks to become a federal judge.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid on Thursday would not commit to bringing the nomination of Michael Boggs for a federal judgeship in Georgia up for a floor vote if the nomination got through committee, reiterating his personal opposition to the confirmation.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, one of the Obama administration's staunchest allies in Congress, announced his opposition Thursday to Michael Boggs' nomination to the federal bench, dealing a strong if not fatal blow to the former Georgia state lawmaker's confirmation hopes.
Senate Democrats lambasted one of President Barack Obama's picks for a federal judgeship in Georgia on Tuesday, skewering him for his past votes on abortion and the Confederate flag.
The White House is facing another tough battle over one of its judicial nominees — only this time President Obama faces opposition from his own party, with his former Senate colleagues accusing one of his picks for a federal judgeship in Georgia of turning a blind eye to racism in a debate over the Confederate symbol on the state's former flag.
Twenty-seven liberal groups are pressuring Senate Democrats to reject one of President Barack Obama's judicial nominees.
In an appearance last week before the Senate Judiciary Committee, Boggs said he was representing his constituents' views.
Testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee this week, Judge Boggs, who now sits on the Georgia Court of Appeals, said he didn't think it would be appropriate to support the abortion measure knowing what he knows now.