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Democrats Weigh Filibuster of Estrada Court Nomination

The Senate debates Miguel Estrada's nomination to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia. Republicans urge quick confirmation, but Democrats say Estrada's record doesn't merit a lifetime appointment and hint at a filibuster to defeat him. NPR's Libby Lewis reports.

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Libby Lewis is an award-winning reporter on the National Desk whose pieces on issues of law, society, criminal justice, the military and social policy can be heard on Morning Edition, All Things Considered, Day to Day, Weekend Edition Saturday, and other NPR shows.

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