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.
3/28/2017 – McCaskill, still undecided on Gorsuch, does not rule out voting for filibuster
Sen. Claire McCaskill on Tuesday said she would not rule out voting to filibuster President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch. Democratic Senate Leader Chuck Schumer and at least 20 other Senate Democrats have said they’ll stage a filibuster to block an up-or-down vote on Gorsuch. read full story
3/27/2017 – Sen. Nelson already a ‘no’ on Gorsuch vote
Florida Democratic Senator Bill Nelson said on Monday he will vote against the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court, and he will support a filibuster. read full story
3/26/2017 – ‘I Will Vote Against Him’: Sen. Franken On Gorsuch Nomination
Sen. Al Franken says he will vote against President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch. The Democratic senator announced his decision on WCCO Sunday Morning, telling Esme Murphy that he fears Gorsuch will rule in favor of corporations, not workers and consumers. read full story
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