In what has increasingly become a proxy for Elena Kagan’s nomination to the Supreme Court, the Senate Judiciary Committee voted along party lines Thursday to endorse the nomination of Goodwin Liu to a federal appellate judgeship.
Liu’s nomination to the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has drawn more intense Republican opposition than any of President Barack Obama’s other lower-court nominations. No GOP senators have said they’ll support him, and opponents have cited his relative inexperience and his writings on constitutional interpretation.
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