Tom Johnston confirmed as the new judge of the S.D. W.Va.
One of the Charleston papers reports here that "Tom Johnston, who is currently U.S. Attorney for the state's Northern District, was confirmed Monday night on a Senate vote of 89-0" as the new judge for the United States District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia, replacing the late Judge Haden. Johnston is 38. He was a campaign coordinator in West Virginia for President Bush in 2000.