The following is a list of the five judgeships that have been vacant for longer than all others. Click on any vacancy for more information, or click below for information on all judicial vacancies.
The following is a list of the five judicial nominees who have been waiting the longest for confirmation. Click on any nominee for more information, or click below for information on all pending judicial nominees.
05/20/2013 – Judicial Nominations at a Glance
View comparisons of the rate and number of confirmations and nominations under the last three presidents. Also see our nominations infographic! read full story
05/22/2013 – Filibuster Fight Looms In Senate As Harry Reid, Mitch McConnell Spar Over Stalled Nominees
As the Senate inches closer to a potentially explosive filibuster fight this summer, top party leaders sparred Wednesday over just how much Republicans have been jamming President Barack Obama's nominees since he took office. read full story
05/22/2013 – Reid: D.C. court needs Obama nominees for ideological balance
Sen. Harry Reid said Wednesday that he will push to confirm more judges to the federal appeals court in Washington, D.C., after that court ruled earlier this year that President Obama’s broad use of recess appointment powers was unconstitutional. read full story
05/22/2013 – McConnell: Dems are trying to ‘stack the court’ with D.C. Circuit nominee
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said Democrats are trying to exercise a "power grab" by rushing the nomination of Srikanth Srinivasan to serve on the D.C. Circuit Court. read full story
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The following are selected statements by senators and congressmen concerning judicial nominations. Click on the link to view the item.