Nomination of Andrew Hurwitz Vote Recap

Yesterday, the Senate voted to invoke cloture on the nomination of Andrew Hurwitz to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. Mr. Hurwitz has a history of encouraging judges to legislate from the bench, and said he would use previous Supreme Court decisions on relevant issues before consulting the United States Constitution. Unfortunately, for the American people, he will now be bringing his brand of judicial activism into our court system. The vote results are listed below, along with a list of the Republicans who voted incorrectly (including those who have now lost their 100% lifetime rating from National Right to Life*) and the Democrats who voted correctly:

*National Right to Life key voted against the nomination as well

The Nomination of Andrew Hurwitz: Passed by a vote of 60-31
Heritage Action: NO

Republicans Voting Incorrectly:
Sen. Lamar Alexander (TN)
Sen. Scott Brown (MA)
Sen. Susan Collins (ME)
Sen. Jon Kyl (AZ) (No longer rated 100% with National Right to Life)
Sen. Dick Lugar (IN)
Sen. John McCain (AZ)
Sen. Lisa Murkowski (AK)
Sen. Olympia Snowe (ME)

Democrats Voting Correctly:
Sen. Joe Manchin (WV)

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