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.
1/18/2017 – Judicial Crisis Network to launch $10 million campaign for Trump’s Supreme Court nominee
A network of conservative activists is planning a $10 million campaign to fight for Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, an appointment that could come within days. read full story
1/16/2017 – Trump’s team already trying to break Senate Supreme Court filibuster
Donald Trump's team, led by Vice President-elect Mike Pence, is gently sussing out what it would take to win enough support in the Senate to fill the vacant seat on the Supreme Court -- a surprisingly tough prospect with the threat of a filibuster looming and a quick deadline set by Trump. read full story
1/11/2017 – Trump Promises Fast Action on Supreme Court Nomination
Pledging to move quickly to fulfill what he has called the most important promise of his campaign, President-elect Donald J. Trump said on Wednesday that he would name a nominee to the Supreme Court “within about two weeks” of his inauguration on Jan. 20. 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.