The Senate Judiciary Committee is scheduled to vote on a pair of U.S. Attorney nominees at its meeting Thursday.
– Ripley Rand (Middle District of North Carolina): The North Carolina Superior Court judge was tapped on July 28 to succeed Anna Mills S. Wagoner, who stepped down as U.S. Attorney in August. Read more about him here and here.
The panel will also consider Western District of Arkansas U.S. Attorney nominee William Conner Eldridge Jr. at its meeting.
The committee has yet to schedule votes for another two would-be U.S. Attorneys. The committee has approved 72 of Obama’s U.S. Attorney nominees, all of whom have won Senate confirmation.