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Senate confirms Zahid Quraishi as first Muslim American federal judge in U.S. history

3 days ago   |   By NBC News

Quraishi's historic nomination as a U.S. District Judge for the District of New Jersey was confirmed by an 81-16 vote.
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US Senate confirms Zahid Quraishi as the first Muslim-American federal judge in US history

US Senate confirms Zahid Quraishi as the first Muslim-American federal judge in US history

3 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement The US Senate voted 83-16 on Thursday to confirm Zahid Quraishi's nomination as the US District Judge for the District of New Jersey, making him the first Muslim-American in U.S. history to serve as a federal judge.
The most recent of President Joe Biden's judicial nominees received considerable bipartisan support during the vote, with 34 Republicans voting to confirm Qursaishi.
Quraishi is currently serving as a magistrate judge for the District of New Jersey.
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The Senate Has Just Confirmed The First Muslim American Federal Judge In U.S. History

The Senate Has Just Confirmed The First Muslim American Federal Judge In U.S. History

3 days ago   |   By NPR

Zahid Quraishi was confirmed to the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey by a Senate vote of 81-16. (Image credit: Tom Williams-Pool/Getty Images)
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Newborn boy found alive in trash can at southern California park

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