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.
11/22/2013 – 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
12/04/2013 – Ruemmler Delays Departure As White House Counsel
Kathryn Ruemmler will stay at her post as White House counsel for a few more months, delaying her return to private practice in New York until spring, an Obama administration official said Wednesday. read full story
12/02/2013 – Landrieu Under Attack For Filibuster Vote
A conservative group says it's spending six figures over the next two weeks to run a TV commercial in Louisiana that criticizes Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu over her support of Presidential Barack Obama's judicial nominees. read full story
11/28/2013 – Despite Filibuster Limits, A Door Remains Open To Block Judge Nominees
The decision by Senate Democrats to eliminate filibusters for most judicial nominations only marginally enhanced President Obama’s power to reshape the judiciary, according to court watchers from across the political spectrum, because Republican senators can still veto his nominees to most currently vacant appeals court seats. 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.