U.S. Senate confirms John E. Dowdell to U.S. district judgeship in Tulsa
After months of stalling by Republicans, Tulsa native Dowdell is cleared unanimously, but another Oklahoma nominee is still awaiting a vote
WASHINGTON — After months of Republican stalling, the Senate on Tuesday unanimously confirmed John E. Dowdell to be a U.S. district judge in Tulsa.
The 95-0 vote, joined by Republican leaders who have been blocking votes on President Barack Obama’s judicial nominations, came six months after Dowdell sailed through the Judiciary Committee...
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