The following is a list of the 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 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.
2/16/2017 – Sen. Baldwin meets Gorsuch, restates her opposition
After meeting Thursday with Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch, Senate Democrat Tammy Baldwin of Wisconsin said the two had a "respectful and thoughtful conversation," but she reiterated her plans to vote against him and to support a filibuster against his nomination. “I found Judge Gorsuch to be very smart and we discussed a number of his rulings that I continue to have deep concerns about, including decisions against disabled students, against workers, and against women’s reproductive health care,” Baldwin said in a statement. read full story
2/16/2017 – Casey expresses ‘real concerns’ about Supreme Court nominee Gorsuch
U.S. Sen. Bob Casey's mind isn't made up on Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch, but Casey said Thursday he has “some real concerns” about Gorsuch's judicial philosophy and some of his past opinions. read full story
2/16/2017 – Gorsuch confirmation hearing set for March 20
Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch's confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee has been scheduled for March 20. The hearing for President Donald Trump’s most high-profile and consequential nominee this year is expected to last three to four days. Opening statements from senators on the committee and Gorsuch will be on March 20, and questioning of the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals judge will be held on March 21. Senators will also hear testimony from outside experts. read full story
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