The 20 candidates didn't win Senate approval the first time. Democrats inclined to block them with filibusters are now facing a stronger GOP.
By Richard B. Schmitt and Nick Anderson, Times Staff Writers
WASHINGTON Â«Ã‰â€ President Bush intends to renominate to federal judgeships 20 candidates who failed to win Senate approval during his first term, the White House said Thursday.
The announcement, coming before the new Congress convenes next month, drew jeers from Democrats and cheers from Republicans eager to flex their muscles following gains in November.
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