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.
06/06/2013 – 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
06/19/2013 – McConnell Sings Very Different Tune On Nuclear Option Than In 2005
After Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) warned Tuesday that going nuclear on filibuster reform for nominations would lead to the end of the 60-vote threshold for all matters, Democrats quickly pointed out that McConnell had supported a similar proposal during the 2005 filibuster battles. read full story
06/17/2013 – Senate Dems Schedule Hearing For D.C. Circuit Nominee Patricia Millett
Senate Democrats moved Monday to schedule a confirmation hearing for Patricia Millett, one of President Obama's three nominees to the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals. The hearing will be on July 10, said Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy (D-VT), saying Millett "should have broad bipartisan support." 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.