A judicial nomination showdown between a Florida senator and congresswoman reached a critical point, as their recommendations for four powerful positions became official.

The picks emerge from within an unusual power dynamic, as U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio and Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz have put forward competing nominations. Normally, there is one judicial nominating commission, but Rubio went against precedent and created his own earlier this year.

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