.Washington D.C., DC, USA
Julien Neals has been confirmed as US District judge for New Jersey. (Photo Credit: AFP)

  • Neals was confirmed by a bipartisan vote of 66 to 33
  • He became the face of Washington's partisan gridlock in 2015 when  Obama nominated him to the federal bench
  • A second Biden judicial pick, Regina Rodriguez, saw her nomination advance in the Senate Tuesday