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Obama Federal Judges

Sorry, Georgia, You Won't Get Your First Latino Federal Judge After All

The Huffington Post | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 01.29.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. David Perdue (R-Ga.) just torpedoed his own judicial nominee, Dax Lopez, a conservative Republican who was on track to become Geor...

Mitch McConnell Will Finally Let Some Judges Get Confirmed. Next Year.

The Huffington Post | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 12.15.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- After a dismal year of federal judicial confirmations, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) is ready to let a handful of nomi...

Pat Toomey Is Holding Up His Own Judicial Nominees. Again.

The Huffington Post | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 11.10.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It was just July when Sen. Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) was raving about the four judicial nominees he recommended to President Barack Obama. "I ...

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

Pat Toomey Is Blocking His Own Judicial Nominee, For Some Reason

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 05.06.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) is preventing one of his own judicial nominees from moving forward, for reasons nobody seems to understand. ...

Jennifer Bendery

The Senate Just Cemented Obama's Judicial Legacy

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 12.17.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- If there's one thing from 2014 that will define President Barack Obama's legacy after he's left the White House, it's the number of life...

Obama Judicial Appointments Barely Moving Because Of GOP Blocks

Washington Post | Michael A. Fletcher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Obama has not made significant progress in his plan to infuse federal courts with a new cadre of judges, and liberal activists are beginning...