Oklahoma legal leaders urge Sens. Tom Coburn and Jim Inhofe to seek vote on state’s judicial nominee

Senate Republicans are blocking votes for nominees to federal appeals courts, and leaders in Oklahoma’s legal community want the state’s GOP senators to intervene for Robert E. Bacharach

BY CHRIS CASTEEL Published: July 20, 2012

WASHINGTON — Leaders in Oklahoma’s legal community urged the state’s U.S. senators on Thursday to use their “considerable influence” to break a Republican blockade that is preventing a Senate vote on an Oklahoman nominated for a federal appeals court vacancy.

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