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Sen. Marco Rubio Blocks Appointment Of Openly Gay Judge William Thomas

After objections from Sen. Marco Rubio, President Obama has withdrawn the nomination of William Thomas, who would have become the nation’s first black and openly gay federal judge. Orlando’s Watermark reports: Sen. Marco Rubio blocked the appointment, despite the fact that he supported Thomas’ initial nomination in November of 2012. The White House resubmitted about 200 nominees to the Senate …

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