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Senate Confirms Federal Court Judge Nominee

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WASHINGTON, D.C. -

The U.S. Senate confirmed Judge Susan Watters to the federal bench Thursday night.

President Obama nominated Watters in May to replace Judge Richard Cebull. Watters has been a judge in Yellowstone County since 1998.

The Senate also voted to confirm Montana Supreme Court Judge Brian Morris for another vacant federal judge position in Great Falls.