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More On The Holmes Vote

MSNBC’s Tom Curry notes that while most Democrats opposed Holmes’ confirmation, most Southern Democrats — even those not facing reelection — voted in favor of Holmes. If anything, this suggests the judge issue will continue to help Republicans in the South, and may help President Bush hold some Southern states in November.

Jonathan H. Adler — Mr. Adler is an NRO contributing editor and the inaugural Johan Verheij Memorial Professor of Law at Case Western Reserve University School of Law. His latest book is Marijuana Federalism: Uncle Sam and Mary Jane.


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