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WASHINGTON – Today, Senator Mike Lee released the following statement after the announcement that Senator Harry Reid will no longer hold cloture votes on 17 judicial nominees:

“I am pleased that Senator Reid has reversed his decision to force a series of unnecessary and contentious cloture votes on judicial nominations. The record demonstrates that claims of Republican ‘obstruction’ were simply false.  Indeed, the whole episode was merely a political maneuver designed to distract the American people from the failed Democratic legislative agenda.  I am grateful we can return our focus to the most important issue facing the country: job creation and economic growth.

“I urge Senator Reid to withdraw his recommendation that the President recess appoint additional nominees.  As Senators we have a responsibility to uphold the constitutional prerogatives of this body, including our rightful role in providing advice and consent to the President's nominations.”

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#RoadLessTraveledUtah Photo Contest

Utah has over 43,000 miles of public roads. These roads connect communities, pass through some of the most beautiful landscapes in the country, and they enable Utahns to enjoy an enviable standard of living. Senator Mike Lee would like to showcase an outstanding collection of Utah’s roads in his Washington DC office. You are invited by Senator Mike Lee and Utahgram to submit your photographs of Utah’s roads to this Instagram photo contest.