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Obama nominates two for federal judgeships in Arizona

President Barack Obama is nominating two Tucson lawyers to serve as U.S. District Court judges.

One nominee is federal magistrate Jennifer Guerin Zipps, a former assistant U.S. attorney.

The other nominee is Rosemary Marquez, a lawyer in private practice. She’s a former assistant federal public defender, a former Pima County public defender and a former Pima County prosecutor.

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