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David Hamilton Filibuster Causes Rift Among Conservatives

The Hill | Alexander Bolton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Leading conservative activists are split over whether to filibuster Judge David Hamilton, whose nomination to the 7th Circuit will serve as a test cas...

The Constitution Doesn't Change With the Circumstances

Doug Kendall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Doug Kendall

Just four years ago, Senate Republicans were loudly condemning the use of filibusters to block judicial nominees. As early as next week, those words will be put to the test.

Politics And The Judiciary Prize

Stanley Kutler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stanley Kutler

The opposition's decision to stall and oppose President Obama's judicial nominations is covered in irony and hypocrisy, and further draws into question the majority's ability to govern.

Poisonous Atmosphere Keeping Obama From Appointing Judges

The New Yorker | Jeffrey Toobin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Obama Administration wanted to send a message with the President's first nomination to a federal court. "There was a real conscious decision to us...

David Hamilton: Republicans Block Obama's First Judiciary Nominee

Bloomberg News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Republicans temporarily blocked Senate committee action on President Barack Obama's first judicial appointment, attacking the nominee for rulings base...

Pro-Choice Progress: A Primer on President Obama's First 100 Days

Nancy Keenan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Nancy Keenan

NARAL Pro-Choice America will mark this milestone with another reminder of how electing leaders who support the values of freedom and privacy does make a difference in the lives of women and their families.

Don't Give the Right Wing a Win on Obama's Nominees

Nancy Keenan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Nancy Keenan

The right wing has made these nominees their test case on how to derail President Obama's efforts to put qualified persons in key posts. Our goal is to make sure they fail this test.

Big Pharma's Loss is America's Gain: Obama's Outstanding First Choice for the Federal Bench

Ian Millhiser | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ian Millhiser

Judge Hamilton's nomination is a marked change from the judges chosen in the Bush era and it is exactly the change which Americans voted for last November.

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...