The Senate on Tuesday voted to confirm a Florida State Supreme Court justice to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit and advanced another state justice for a seat on the same court, as the circuit is set to flip to a majority of GOP-appointed judges.
The Senate voted 64-31 to confirm the state justice, Robert J. Luck, to the 11th Circuit seat. The body also voted 80-15 to invoke cloture for the nomination of fellow justice Barbara Lagoa, teeing her up for a Wednesday confirmation vote.
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