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Published on Dec 12, 2012
At the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing today, U.S. Senator Dean Heller (R-NV) spoke in support of Andrew Gordon's nomination to be United States District Judge for Nevada.
"I would like to begin by stating the importance of filling vacancies on the federal bench. Judicial nominations and subsequent confirmations for qualified individuals should be addressed in a timely manner. I am pleased to say that I believe we have accomplished this goal in the 112th Congress due to a bipartisan effort. In Nevada, where our delegation is certainly not one sided, it is critical for us to work together to find qualified candidates who will uphold America's principles of impartiality under law. I believe Mr. Gordon is a perfect example of this and a clear indication that with a bilateral effort, we can find middle ground in instances where it is necessary..."