Tuesday, June 28, 2011

'Bout time

It only took 2 and a 1/2 years to make these nominations.

Glad he had time to go golfing.

Austin jurist to get nod for job
By Gary Martin - Express-News

WASHINGTON — White House officials notified congressional offices Monday that President Barack Obama would nominate four people to serve as U.S. attorneys in Texas, filling positions that have been vacant since he took office more than two years ago.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Robert Lee Pitman of Austin is expected to be picked to serve as U.S. attorney in the Western District, which includes San Antonio, Del Rio and El Paso, Texas lawmakers confirmed.

Kenneth Magidson, an assistant U.S. attorney, is being tapped for the top prosecutor's post in the Southern District, which includes Houston, Corpus Christi, Brownsville and Laredo.