U.S. Sen. Tim Scott has lined up with fellow Republicans in Congress to oppose President Barack Obama's appointment of South Carolina's Alison Renee Lee to a federal judgeship, according to a story posted Thursday on The State newspaper's website.

Lee is a South Carolina at-large circuit judge who was nominated to the federal court more than a year ago. South Carolina's senior senator, Lindsey Graham, also has voiced opposition to Lee's confirmation, according to the story.

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Information from: http://www.thestate.com/