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Senate Dems push Obama nominees, GOP bides time

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Fresh from shackling the traditional blocking ability of the Senate's minority party, Democrats are ready to muscle through President Obama's nominees for pivotal judgeships and other top jobs. Despite last month's Democratic power play, Senate Republicans retain the power to slow, though not derail, Obama's appointments. Left unchanged were other rules that the out-of-power party could...