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Washington, D.C. Today, U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) released the following statement after the Senate confirmed Rodney Smith in a 78-18 vote to serve as a federal district court judge for the Southern District of Florida and Tom Barber in a 77-19 vote to serve as a federal district court judge for the Middle District of Florida:
 
“I applaud today’s confirmation of Judge Rodney Smith and Judge Tom Barber, both of whom enjoy strong, bipartisan support — as evidenced by their Senate confirmation votes — and were identified and recommended as highly qualified individuals by the Florida Federal Judicial Nominating Commission last Congress. I am confident that Judges Smith and Barber will continue their record of exemplary service as federal district court judges.”
 
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