The Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday approved David Nye, left, as a new federal judge for Idaho. Nye is shown here listening to Buffalo attorney Kathleen Sweet, right, at a hearing before the Judiciary Committee hearing in Washington, D.C., on June 21, 2016. Nye was nominated by President Barack Obama in April to replace the retiring Judge Edward Lodge.
The Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday approved David Nye, left, as a new federal judge for Idaho. Nye is shown here listening to Buffalo attorney Kathleen Sweet, right, at a hearing before the Judiciary Committee hearing in Washington, D.C., on June 21, 2016. Nye was nominated by President Barack Obama in April to replace the retiring Judge Edward Lodge. Tong Wu McClatchy
The Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday approved David Nye, left, as a new federal judge for Idaho. Nye is shown here listening to Buffalo attorney Kathleen Sweet, right, at a hearing before the Judiciary Committee hearing in Washington, D.C., on June 21, 2016. Nye was nominated by President Barack Obama in April to replace the retiring Judge Edward Lodge. Tong Wu McClatchy

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