Two Jewish senators helped send John Roberts’ nomination to the full Senate. Sens. Russell Feingold and Herb Kohl, both Democrats from Wisconsin, said Thursday that Roberts’ pledge to adhere to legal precedent motivated them to join Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) as the only three of eight Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee to vote for Roberts.
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