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Sen. Judiciary Gives Nod to U.S. Atty. Nominees in Calif., Pa. and Kan.

Melinda Haag/law firm photo

Melinda Haag/law firm photo

By Allan Lengel
ticklethewire.com

WASHINGTON — The Senate Judiciary on Thursday gave the nod to U.S. Attorney nominees in California, Kansas and Pennsylvania, the website Main Justice reported. The matter now goes before the full Senate for a vote.

The nominees include: Melinda Haag for the Northern District of California; Barry R. Grissom for Kansas and David J. Hickton for the Western District of Pennsylvania.

Main Justice, which closely tracks nominations for the U.S. Attorney’s Offices, reported that the Senate Judiciary Committee has approved 66 nominees so far. Of those, 57 have won Senate confirmation.

Pres. Obama Nominates 5 U.S. Marshals

u.s. marshal patchBy Allan Lengel
ticklethewire.com

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration pulled the trigger Thursday and nominated five U.S. Marshals.

The nominees include: Loren Carl for the Eastern District of Kentucky; Kerry Forestal for the Southern District of Indiana; Gerald Holt for the Western District of Virginia; Clifton Massanelli for the Eastern District of Arkansas; and Scott Parker for the Eastern District of North Carolina.

“These nominees have spent their careers risking their own safety to protect their fellow Americans,” President Obama said in a statement. “Their courage and selfless dedication to the public good are unparalleled, and I am honored to nominate them today to continue their work as U.S. Marshals.”

Here are the bios, according to a White House Press Release:

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