January 30, 2006

Filibuster Rejected, Full Senate Vote on Alito to be Held Tommorrow

Carroll Andrew Morse

According to the Washington Post's Campaign for the Supreme Court blog, the attempt to filibuster the Alito nomination has been officially rejected by the Senate by a vote of 72-25. As to what follows...

A vote by simple majority to confirm in the full Senate is expected about 11 a.m. tomorrow, with a swearing-in to follow shortly, possibly allowing Alito to attend the State of the Union Address as Justice Alito.