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Obama Court Nominees

Despite GOP Senate Control, Obama Seeks To Shape U.S. Judiciary

Reuters | Posted 03.14.2015 | Politics

By David Ingram Jan 12 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama plans to plow ahead with an effort to shape and diversify the U.S. judiciary...

Republicans Signal Opposition To Obama Picks

AP | HENRY C. JACKSON | Posted 07.24.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Just a week after the Senate hashed out a compromise for approving seven of President Barack Obama's nominees to run government departme...

Obama Makes False Claim In Bush Comparison

FactCheck.org | Brooks Jackson | Posted 06.06.2013 | Politics

The Following post first appeared on FactCheck.org. President Obama incorrectly claims that the Senate has taken three times longer to confirm ...

President Obama's Impressive Nominees for the D.C. Circuit -- Will They Get a Vote?

Peg Perl | Posted 08.05.2013 | Denver
Peg Perl

The president fulfills a constitutional duty when he nominates candidates to the federal courts. These nominations should be uncontroversial, but that is not reality in the U.S. Senate.

Obama's Supreme Pick: No Drama, No Bomber

Rick Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

when Republicans actually come face-to-face, or even voice-to-voice, with the actual Obama, they can't help but be reassured -- or is it disappointed? -- that he's not the bogeyman they've made him out to be.

Anita Hill Should Be Obama's First Supreme Court Nominee: Columnist

Vanity Fair | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

I'd like to see President Obama appoint Brandeis University law professor Anita Hill. She's reasonably young, smart, and--after her ordeal testifying ...

Conservatives Rise Up Against Obama's First Court Pick

CBN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Maybe the Obama administration should have nominated George Hamilton instead of David F. Hamilton. The hollywood actor may have an easier time at conf...

David Hamilton, Obama's First Appeals Court Pick, Said To Be A Moderate

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Obama is expected to name his first candidate to an appeals court seat this week, officials said, choosing David F. Hamilton, a highly regar...

Obama's Court Nominees Are Focus Of Speculation

New York Times | NEIL A. LEWIS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Obama will soon begin naming a small stream of nominees to the federal appeals courts, administration officials said, a step t...