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The Nation

The Senate confirmed President Reagan’s 11 candidates for the board of directors of the federal Legal Services Corp. after voting down Democratic objections to two of the nominees. The two were Michael B. Wallace of Mississippi, approved on a 62-34 vote, and LeaAnne Bernstein of Maryland, approved by a 58-38 margin. The 11 have been serving as interim directors of the embattled agency since Reagan chose them last year, but their confirmation has been stalled in the Senate Labor and Human Resources Committee, where Democratic members have opposed Bernstein and Wallace.


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