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Presidential Nominations Sent to the Senate, 5/20/10

Anthony J. Battaglia, of California, to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of California, vice M. James Lorenz, retired.

Susan L. Carney, of Connecticut, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Second Circuit, vice Barrington D. Parker, retired.

Edward J. Davila, of California, to be United States District Judge for the Northern District of California, vice Marilyn Hall  Patel, retired.

David J. Hickton, of Pennsylvania, to be United States Attorney for the Western District of Pennsylvania for the term of four years, vice Mary Beth Buchanan, term expired.

William C. Killian, of Tennessee, to be United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Tennessee for the term of four years, vice James Russell Dedrick.

Robert Leon Wilkins, of the District of Columbia, to be United States District Judge for the District of Columbia, vice James Robertson, retired.