UN Ambassador-designate John Bolton likely has the 60 votes (all 55 Republicans, plus 5 Democrats) needed to thwart a filibuster of his confirmation. When President Bush nominated Bolton as undersecretary of State in 2001, Bolton won support from seven Democrats–Evan Bayh (Ind.), John Breaux (La.), Russ Feingold (Wis.), Mary Landrieu (La.), Joe Lieberman (Conn.), Zell Miller (Ga.) and Ben Nelson (Neb.). All but Breaux and Miller are still in the Senate.
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