doug harpool

8:36 am
Fri August 2, 2013

Obama appoints new federal judge for Western District of Missouri

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President Barack Obama has nominated a Springfield attorney and former Missouri House member for a federal judgeship.

The White House announced the nomination of 57-year-old Doug Harpool on Thursday. If confirmed,  Harpool would serve on the U.S. District Court for the 66-county Western District of Missouri.

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