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Controversial judicial nominations

From Ken Strickland and Elizabeth Wilner
Amid the brouhaha over Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld's comments about the Administration's Iraq war critics yesterday, the White House announced five judicial nominations, including a couple of controversial retreads who've had trouble getting through the process in the past. One of them, Terrence Boyle, has languished in the system for years, most recently because of possible conflict-of-interest issues.