The US senate rejected by a 51 to 45 vote today the nomination of Judge G.
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Background: The US senate rejected by a 51 to 45 vote today the nomination of Judge G. Harrold Carswell to the Supreme Court, handing President Nixon a second defeat in his efforts to name a southern judge to the nation's highest court.
Senator Marlow W. Cook a Republican fro, Kentucky told newsmen after the vote that he voted against Carswell because he felt Carswell was not qualified for the position.