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Judge nominee apologizes for 'overheated' college writings

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - A federal prosecutor nominated to fill a judicial vacancy in the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has apologized for the tone of opinion pieces he wrote as a college student that mocked multiculturalism.Appearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee, Ryan Bounds said Wednesday the rhetoric he used in campus politics was often overheated, overbroad and not respectful of opposing viewpoints.