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Roberts nomination heading to full Senate after panel's OK

Vote reflects deep split among Democrats

John G. Roberts Jr. (left), President Bush's court nominee, met with Senator Robert C. Byrd of West Virginia in Washington.
By Rick Klein
Globe Staff / September 23, 2005

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WASHINGTON -- Judge John G. Roberts Jr. yesterday easily passed the first step to his confirmation as chief justice of the United States, with the Senate Judiciary Committee voting 13 to 5 to endorse his nomination and send his name to the full Senate. (Full article: 1238 words)

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