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Senate Judicial Nominees

Jennifer Bendery

Judges Describe Toll Of Court Vacancies: Burnout, Delays, Pressure To Plead Guilty

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 07.22.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Federal judicial vacancies are causing unsustainable courtroom delays, resulting in evidence going stale, witnesses dying before they ca...

Jennifer Bendery

Obama Leaving His Mark On Judiciary As Senate Confirms Gay, Black Judges

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 06.17.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Senate made history on Tuesday with its vote to confirm Darrin Gayles to the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florid...

Jennifer Bendery

As Senate Runs Out Of Judges To Confirm, Dozens Of Courts Still Sit Empty With No Nominees

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 06.04.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- For all the stagnation in Congress, there's a constant stream of action on one front: Judicial nominations. The Senate has confirmed...

Jennifer Bendery

Democratic Critics Of Obama Judicial Nominee Unmoved By Peace Offering

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 03.12.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama has been fighting with members of his own party for months over a controversial judicial pick. But he appeared to...

Jennifer Bendery

Senate Inches Closer To Major Battle Over Obama's Judicial Nominees

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 10.28.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Senate is inching closer to a knock-down, drag-out fight over confirming nominees to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit ...

Senate Leaders Drop Standoff

AP | Posted 03.14.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Republican and Democratic leaders ended their standoff Wednesday over President Barack Obama's judicial nominations and agreed to...

Sam Stein

Reid To Test Informal Agreement With GOP, Pushing Judicial Nominees This Week

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The first effort to break through what White House counsel Bob Bauer called a cold war political standoff over judicial confirmations wi...