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Senate Proceeding on Apr 12th, 2011 :: 1:47:45 to 1:51:30
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Chuck Grassley

1:47:36 to 1:47:56( Edit History Discussion )

Chuck Grassley: that's 51% of the total nominees that have been submitted to the senate by the president of the united states. to date we've held five nomination hearings with 21 judicial and executive nominees giving their testimony. we have another hearing

Chuck Grassley

1:47:45 to 1:51:30( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Chuck Grassley

Chuck Grassley

1:47:57 to 1:48:21( Edit History Discussion )

Chuck Grassley: scheduled for tomorrow with four judicial nominees and one executive nominee on the agenda. with this productive pace, we have taken positive action on 60% of the judicial nominations sent to the committee this year by the president. today the senate will consider

Chuck Grassley

1:48:22 to 1:48:44( Edit History Discussion )

Chuck Grassley: two nominations. first, vincent l. briccetti, nominated to u.s. district judge for southern district new york. he received a b.a. from colombia university and juris doctorate from fordham university. the nominee began his career as

Chuck Grassley

1:48:45 to 1:49:05( Edit History Discussion )

Chuck Grassley: a law clerk for the honorable john m. cannella. after a short term in private practice, he served as assistant u.s. attorney, and that was also for the southern district new york. and later he became a deputy chief appellate attorney after work as an associate attorney in

Chuck Grassley

1:49:06 to 1:49:27( Edit History Discussion )

Chuck Grassley: a law firm, the nominee started his own firm in 1992. and as i regularly on the a.b.a. standing committee on the federal judiciary, that committee has unanimously rated this nominee well qualified.

Chuck Grassley

1:49:28 to 1:49:48( Edit History Discussion )

Chuck Grassley: the second nominee is john kronstadt, nominated to be u.s. district judge, central district california. he received his b.a. from cornell university and juris doctorate from yale law school. he began his legal career as law clerk to the honorable william

Chuck Grassley

1:49:49 to 1:50:13( Edit History Discussion )

Chuck Grassley: p. gray, u.s. district court, central district california. this nominee practiced law for nearly 24 years, most recently as a partner with arnold and porter. on november 14, 2002, governor gray davis appointed judge

Chuck Grassley

1:50:14 to 1:50:34( Edit History Discussion )

Chuck Grassley: kronstadt to "the los angeles to "the los angeles times" court county superior court. he presided over family law matters. again reporting on the american bar association rating of this nominee, the nominee had substantial majority qualified, a minority

Chuck Grassley

1:50:35 to 1:50:59( Edit History Discussion )

Chuck Grassley: well-qualified. i support these two nominees, urge my colleagues to support them as well and congratulate each of these nominees for their achievement and, more importantly, for their long period of public service which will continue after their confirmati states senate. thank you,

Chuck Grassley

1:51:02 to 1:51:13( Edit History Discussion )

Chuck Grassley: i yield the floor. the presiding officer: the clerk will call the roll.

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