The U.S. Senate on Wednesday morning, voting largely along partisan lines, confirmed Joseph Bianco, a federal district judge in the Eastern District of New York, to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.

Bianco’s confirmation came over the objection of both of his home-state senators, U.S. Sens. Chuck Schumer, D-New York, and Kirsten Gillibrand, D-New York.

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