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Senate Republicans to block vote on Oklahoma nominee for federal appeals court

Oklahoma Sen. Tom Coburn says Robert E. Bacharach is an “awfully good candidate” for court who got caught in election-year politics as Republicans eye a White House win.

BY CHRIS CASTEEL Modified: June 14, 2012 at 12:00 am •  Published: June 15, 2012
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WASHINGTON — Senate Republicans won’t allow a vote before November’s presidential election to confirm U.S. Magistrate Judge Robert E. Bacharach to a federal appeals court, despite Bacharach’s credentials and support from both Oklahoma senators, Sen. Tom Coburn said Thursday.

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