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Vulnerable GOP Senator Tries To Skip The Line With His Judicial Nominees

The Huffington Post | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 05.11.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Pat Toomey (R-Pa.), one of the most vulnerable senators up for re-election this year, appealed to GOP leaders Wednesday to confirm ...

Jennifer Bendery

Mitch McConnell Says Obama's Circuit Court Nominees Won't Be Confirmed Anymore

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 06.05.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Republicans have been slow-walking President Barack Obama's judicial nominees all year. It looks like things are about to get eve...

Jennifer Bendery

District Court Vacancies Under Obama So High They're 'Breaking Historic Patterns,' Report Finds

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 07.02.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Vacancies at district courts are so high right now that they're "breaking with historical patterns" and burdening the judicial system li...

Jennifer Bendery

Republicans Charge Obama With Court-Packing For Trying To Fill Empty Seats

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 05.29.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republican senators are fuming about President Barack Obama's attempt to fill empty seats on the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals, charging...

Amanda Terkel

Mitch McConnell: Senate GOP Has Treated Obama's Judicial Nominees 'Very Fairly'

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 04.09.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) vigorously defended his party's conduct regarding President Barack Obama's judicial nomin...