10/2/03.PICKERING NOMINATION--Sen. Charles E. Schumer, D-N.Y., holds up a sign for Sen. Richard J. Durbin, D-Ill., showing the number of judges approved versus the number blocked, during the Senate Judiciary business meeting to consider the nomination of Charles W. Pickering Sr. to be U.S. Circuit judge for the 5th Circuit. Sen. Russell D. Feingold, D-Wis., looks on. The committee endorsed the nomination with a 10-9 party-line vote, setting the stage for yet another Democrat filibuster over...
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