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The Senate is considering the nomination of Kari Dooley to fill a vacancy on the U.S. District Court of Connecticut.  The 54-year-old Newtown Republican has served as a Superior Court Judge since 2004, where she has presided over approximately 70 criminal and civil trials.  Dooley previously served as a federal criminal prosecutor in the U.S. Attorney’s Office.  Dooley graduated from Cornell University and the University of Connecticut School of Law.