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The U.S. Supreme Court building is seen in Washington, March 16, 2016. President Barack Obama on Wednesday will nominate Judge Merrick Garland for the Supreme Court, according to a congressional source familiar with the selection process. Garland currently serves as chief judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia. REUTERS/Jim Bourg

Dozens Of Judicial Nominees Awaiting A Vote

“All over the country, you’ve got senior judges in their 80s, sometimes in their 90s, who are still working because they just don’t want to leave the other judges with even more work to do.”

April 13, 2016

Obama Faces Liberal Anger Over Judicial Nominees

By Timothy M. Phelps, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is facing a liberal revolt in the Senate over two high-priority judicial nominations, potentially jeopardizing its push to shape the federal judiciary in advance of the midterm congressional election. The disputes, which involve hot-button issues including abortion, the Confederate flag and drones, could come […]

May 12, 2014