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Jennifer Bendery

Richard Burr Dodges Questions On Why He's Blocking A Judicial Nominee He Previously Supported

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Richard Burr (R-N.C.) avoided question after question on Tuesday about why he's blocking a long-stalled judicial nominee who he pre...

Jennifer Bendery

Republican Senator Blocks Judicial Nominee After Recommending Her To Obama

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- On Tuesday, the Obama administration confirmed it was pulling back a judicial nominee in Florida after it became apparent that Sen. Marc...

Obama Nominees Still Hanging In The Balance

AP | LARRY MARGASAK | Posted 03.24.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Senate Republicans are returning to Washington in an angry mood over President Barack Obama's appointments to two key agencies duri...

Kansas Senators Block Obama Nominees To Protest Guantanamo Detainees' Move To Kansas Prison

AP | LOLITA C. BALDOR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Kansas' two U.S. senators are blocking 10 of President Barack Obama's nominees for senior administration posts at the Pentagon and ...