President Barack Obama’s victory is good news for two judicial nominees in Oklahoma

After months of Republican stalling, nominations of Robert E. Bacharach and John E. Dowdell should “fly through,” Oklahoma Sen. Tom Coburn says.

BY CHRIS CASTEEL Published: November 8, 2012

WASHINGTON — Oklahoma had two election-night winners Tuesday who weren’t on any ballot — the federal judicial nominees whose confirmation votes had been stalled by Senate Republicans hoping for a new president.

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