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Senator Deeds Statement on Nomination of Justice Keenan

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Location: Norfolk, VA

Norfolk- Sen. Creigh Deeds, the Democratic nominee for governor, released the following statement on Tuesday in response to President Obama's nomination of Justice Barbara Keenan to the U.S. Court of Appeals.

“I congratulate Justice Barbara Keenan for her nomination to the U.S. Court of Appeals. She has served Virginians tirelessly for decades in the judiciary. As the first woman to serve as an appellate court judge in Virginia, she is a pioneer and a role model for girls everywhere. Judge Keenan has demonstrated throughout her career what hard-working Virginia women can contribute to society and the Commonwealth.”

the U.S. Court of Appeals. She has served Virginians tirelessly for decades in the judiciary. As the first woman to serve as an appellate court judge in Virginia, she is a pioneer and a role model for girls everywhere. Judge Keenan has demonstrated throughout her career what hard-working Virginia women can contribute to society and the Commonwealth.”


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