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Indian-American Neomi Rao sworn in as judge of powerful US court

Nominated by President Donald Trump last November, Rao was confirmed by the Senate last week by 53-46 votes.

US Senate confirms Indian-American Neomi Rao for powerful federal judgeship

Neomi Rao, 45, will replace controversial Brett Kavanaugh who endured a bitter confirmation battle last year after US President Donald Trump named him to the US Supreme Court.

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Donald Trump sends Neomi Rao's court nomination to the Senate

If confirmed by the Senate, Rao would be the second Indian-American judge in this powerful court after judge Sree Srinivasan, who was appointed during the previous Obama regime.

Indian-American Neomi Rao to head White House regulatory affairs office

The Senate confirmation of Neomi Rao, 44, a former clerk for conservative Supreme Court Judge Clarence Thomas, comes at a time when the Senate is bitterly divided on party lines and the Opposition Democrats have blocked several nominations.

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