Denver attorney Daniel Domenico was confirmed Tuesday by the U.S. Senate as the newest U.S. District Court judge in Colorado.
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Domenico was confirmed by a 57-42 vote under new rules announced last week by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Kentucky, aimed at limiting debate by minority Democrats on President Donald Trump's appointees to federal posts and speeding their confirmation.
Domenico had been waiting for confirmation since Trump nominated him September 2017.
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Previously, former President Barack Obama nominated attorney Regina Rodriguez for the Denver bench opening, but her nomination never came up for a vote in the GOP-led Senate.
Both of Colorado's senators voted to confirm Domenico. U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet was one of just four Democrats to...