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.
11/12/2015 – Confirm President Obama’s Judges
On Nov. 12, 2014, President Obama nominated Luis Felipe Restrepo to a judgeship on the federal Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. Judge Restrepo, who already sits on the United States District Court in Philadelphia, seemed to secure the support of both Pennsylvania senators — Bob Casey, a Democrat, and Pat Toomey, a Republican. read full story
11/10/2015 – Pat Toomey Is Holding Up His Own Judicial Nominees. Again.
WASHINGTON -- It was just July when Sen. Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) was raving about the four judicial nominees he recommended to President Barack Obama. read full story
10/15/2015 – With confirmation hearings running far behind, Tennessee’s federal judicial nominees are left to cool their heels
Back in June, U.S. Sen. Bob Corker sat in on a meeting of the Senate Judiciary Committee along with a fellow Tennessean, U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander. Neither man holds a seat on the committee, but they had home-state business to attend to. read full story
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