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White House told to withdraw Georgia judge nomination

The chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee on Monday urged the White House to withdraw its controversial nomination of Georgia Court of Appeals Judge Michael Boggs to sit on the federal bench in Atlanta.

Boggs does not have the votes on the Judiciary Committee, whose approval is needed for the nomination to receive a confirmation vote on the Senate floor, Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., said.

"His nomination should be withdrawn," Leahy said.

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