Congressional Statements

07/17/2014: Statement of Sen. Cardin (D-Md.) and Sen. Mikulski (D-Md.): Cardin, Mikulski Praise Judiciary Committee’s Approval of Pamela Harris for the Fourth Circuit Court Of Appeals

07/07/2014: Statement of Sen. Casey (D-Pa.) and Sen. Toomey (R-Pa.): Casey adn Toomey Announce Senate Confirmation of Cheryl Ann Krause to the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

06/24/2014: Statement of Sen. Sanders (I-Vt.): Senate Confirms Justice Crawford as U.S. District Court Judge in Vermont

06/24/2014: Statement of Sen. Leahy (D-Vt.): On Senate Confirmation Of Geoffrey Crawford To The U.S. District Court In Vermont

06/16/2014: Statement of Sen. Casey (D-Pa.) and Sen. Toomey (R-Pa.): Casey, Toomey Applaud Nomination of Four Candidates to U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania

06/12/2014: Statement of Sen. Leahy (D-Vt.): Executive Business Meeting

06/11/2014: Comment Of Sen. Leahy (D-Vt.): On Committee Consideration of Judicial Nominations

06/04/2014: Statement of Sen. Leahy (D-Vt.): Hearing On Judicial Nominations

06/04/2014: Statement of Rep. Norton (D-D.C.): Norton District Court Recommendation, Tanya Chutkan, Confirmed by Senate

05/19/2014: Statement of Sen. Leahy (D-Vt.): President Announces Intention To Nominate Vermont Supreme Court Justice Geoffrey Crawford For Vermont’s Upcoming U.S. District Court Vacancy

05/15/2014: Statement of Sen. Begich (D-Alaska): Begich Supports First Native American Woman to Serve as Fed Judge

: Statement of Sen. McCain (R-Ariz.): On Arizona Judicial Nominees

05/14/2014: Statement of Sen. Heitkamp (D-N.D.): Confirmation of First Native American Woman to Serve as Federal Judge

05/14/2014: Statement of Sen. Leahy (D-Vt.):On Judicial Nominations

05/13/2014: Statement of Sen. Leahy (D-Vt.): On Judicial Nominations

05/08/2014: Statement of Sen. Schumer (D-N.Y.): PRESIDENT OBAMA NOMINATES SCHUMER- RECOMMENDED BRENDA SANNES TO SERVE AS A NORTHERN DISTRICT FEDERAL JUDGE

05/08/2014: Statement of Sen. Leahy (D-Vt.): Senate Makes Progress To Fill Judicial Vacancies

05/08/2014: Statement of Sen. Mikulski (D-Md.) and Cardin (D-Md.): Mikulski and Cardin Praise Obama Nomination of Pamela Harris for the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals

05/08/2014: Statement of Sen. Leahy (D-Vt.): Chairman, Senate Judiciary Committee, On Judicial Nominations

05/05/2014: Statement of Sen. Moran (R-Kan.): Senate Confirms Nancy Moritz for United States District Court for the Tenth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals

05/01/2014: Statement of Sen. Mikulski (D-Md.) and Sen. Cardin (D-Md.): Mikulski, Cardin Applaud Senate Confirmation of Hazel and Chuang for Maryland District Court Seats

04/28/2014: Statement of Sen. Feinstein (D-Calif.): Feinstein Announces Confirmation of Michelle Friedland to Ninth Circuit

04/28/2014: Statement of Sen. Leahy (D-Vt.): Chairman, Senate Judiciary Committee, On Judicial Nominations

03/27/2014: Statement of Sen. Feinstein (D-Calif.): Feinstein Speaks on Nomination of John Owens for Ninth Circuit Court

03/27/2014: Statement of Sen. Leahy (D-Vt.): Senate Judiciary Committee Executive Business Meeting

03/24/2014: Leahy Recommends Vermont Supreme Court Justice Geoffrey Crawford For Vermont’s Upcoming U.S. District Court Vacancy

03/12/2014: Statement of Sen. Stabenow (D-Mich.) and Sen. Levin (D-Mich.): Welcome Senate Confirmation of Michigan Judges

03/12/2014: Statement of Sen. Hatch (R-Utah): Confirmation of Judge Carolyn McHugh to the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals

03/05/2014: Statement of Congressman Pierluisi (D-P.R.): Announces Senate Confirmation of Judge to Serve on Federal District Court in Puerto Rico

03/06/2014: Statement of Sen. Leahy (D-Vt.): Executive Business Meeting

03/05/2014: Statement of Sen. Boxer (D-Calif.): Senate Confirms San Francisco Deputy City Attorney Vince Chhabria for U.S. District Court

03/05/2014: Statement of Sen. Pryor (D-Ark.) and Sen. Boozman (R-Ark.): Congratulate Timothy Brooks on Confirmation as U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Arkansas

02/27/2014: Statement of Sen. Leahy (D-Vt.): SJC Approves Six Judicial Nominees To Fill Emergency Vacancies

02/27/2014: Statement of Sen. Leahy (D-Vt.): Executive Business Meeting

02/25/2014: Statement of Sen. Pryor (D-Ark.) and Sen. Boozman (R-Ark.): Pryor, Boozman Applaud Confirmation of Judge Jay Moody as U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Arkansas

02/25/2014: Statement of Sen. Feinstein (D-Calif.): Senate Confirms Two Judges for California’s Northern District

02/24/2014: Statement of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.): On Judicial Nominations

02/14/2014: Statement of Sen. Johnson (R-Wis.) and Sen. Baldwin (D-Wis.): Wisconsin Senators Recommend Judicial Nominees to White House for Wisconsin's Eastern District Court

02/12/2014: Statement of Sen. Schumer (D-N.Y.): Schumer Recommends Brenda Sannes    

02/11/2014: Statement of Sen. Grassley (R-Iowa): The Evolving Definition of Filibuster, Grassley Nominations Hearing Statement

02/06/2014: Statement of Sen. Warren (D-Mass.): Senator Warren Urges Greater Professional Diversity on Federal Bench

02/06/2014: Statement of Sen. Baldwin (D-Wis.): Senate Judiciary Committee Votes to Confirm James Peterson’s Judicial Nomination

02/06/2014: Statement of Sen. Leahy (D-Vt.): Executive Business Meeting, February 6, 2014

02/06/2014: Congressional Black Caucus Statement: On Meeting with Valerie Jarrett on Judicial Nominations

02/05/2014: Statement of Sen. Casey (D-Penn.) and Sen. Toomey (R-Penn.): Casey, Toomey Applaud Nomination of Cheryl Ann Krause to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

01/28/2014: Statement of Sen. Cardin (D-Md.) and Mikulski (D-Md.): Cardin, Mikulski Praise Judiciary Committee's Approval Of Nominees Hazel and Chuang For Maryland District Court Seats

01/28/2014: Statement of Sen. McCain (R-Ariz.): On Arizona District Court Nominees

01/24/2014: Statement of Sen. Leahy (D-Vt.) and Sen. Sanders (I-Vt.): Leahy And Sanders Announce Merit Commission To Screen Candidates For Vermont’s Upcoming Federal Judicial Vacancy

01/16/2014: Statement of Rep. Norton (D-D.C.): Norton District Court Recommendation, Casey Cooper, Approved by Senate Judiciary Committee

01/16/2014: Statement of Sen. Casey (D-Pa.) and Sen. Toomey (R-Pa.): Casey And Toomey Applaud Senate Judiciary Approval Of Mchugh, Smith To U.S. District Court For The Eastern District

01/16/2014: Statement of Sen. Collins (R-Maine) and Sen. King (I-Maine): Collins, King Announce Justice Jon Levy's Nomination Approved by Judiciary Committee

01/16/2014: Statement of Sen. Boxer (D-Calif.): Senate Judiciary Committee Backs San Francisco Deputy City Attorney Vince Chhabria for U.S. District Court

01/16/2014: Statement of Sen. Grassley (R-Iowa): Grassley Statement at Judiciary Exec, Concerns with Barron Nomination

01/16/2014: Statement of Sen. Heller (R-Nev.): Heller Statement on Richard Boulware

01/16/2014: Statement of Sen. Reid (D-Nev.): Reid Announces Nomination of Richard Boulware to the U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada

01/16/2014: Statement of Sen. Murray (D-Wash.): Murray Applauds Historic Nomination of Eastern Washington’s First Latino Federal Judge

01/16/2014: Statement of Sen. Cantwell (D-Wash.): Cantwell Praises President Obama’s Nomination of Salvador Mendoza to be a Federal Judge

01/16/2014: Statement of Sen. Leahy (D-Vt.): SJC Sends 30 Nominees To Full Senate

01/15/2014: Statement of Sen. Leahy (D-Vt.): Leahy Commends Judge Sessions For Years Of Service To Vermont

01/14/2014: Statement of Sen. Leahy (D-Vt.): Senate Confirms Wilkins To The D.C. Circuit

01/13/2014: Statement of Sen. Cardin (D-Md.): Cardin Applauds Senate Confirmation Of Judge Robert Wilkins To The D.C. Court Of Appeals

01/09/2014: Statement of Sen. Leahy (D-Vt.): On the Nomination of Robert Wilkins

01/09/2014: Statement of Sen. Leahy (D-Vt.) on Senate Judiciary Committee Executive Business Meeting

12/31/2013: Statement of Sen. Leahy (D-Vt.): On Chief Justice Roberts' Year-End Report On The Federal Judiciary

12/20/2013: Statement of Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.): Senate Republicans Block Nine Judicial Nominees From Confirmation

12/19/2013: Statement of Sen. Leahy (D-Vt.): On Senate Judiciary Committee Executive Business Meeting

12/18/2013: Statement of Sen. Grassley (R-Iowa): Responds to Chairman Leahy's Statement on Judiciary Committee Matters

12/18/2013: Statement Of Sen. Leahy (D-Vt.): On Republican Opposition To Judicial Confirmation Hearing On Consensus Nominees

12/16/2013: Statement of Sen. Reid (D-Nev.): Remarks on the Schedule

12/12/2013: Statement of Sen. Leahy (D-Vt.): Senate Confirms Pillard To The D.C. Circuit Court

12/10/2013: Statement of Senator Leahy (D-Vt.): Senate Confirms Millett To The D.C. Circuit Court

11/21/2013: Statement of Sen. Kaine (D-Va.): Senate Rules Change to End Gridlock  

11/21/2013: Statement of Sen. Blumenthal (D-Conn.): On Senate Use Of Constitutional Option To Confirm Federal Judicial Nominees

11/21/2013: Statement of Sen. Markey (D-Mass.): "Nuclear Option" Vote

11/21/2013: Statement of Sen. Coons (D-Del.): Votes to end gridlock on nominations

11/21/2013: Statement of Sen. King (D-Maine): Vote to Alter Filibuster Rule

11/21/2013: Statement of Sen. Warner (D-Va.): Senate Rule Change

11/21/2013: Statement of Sen. Leahy (D-Vt.): Change In Senate Rules To Address Unprecedented Filibusters

11/21/2013:

Statement of Sen. Murphy (D-Conn.): On Senate Rules Changes to End Obstructions of Judicial Nominees

http://www.whitehouse.senate.gov/news/release/sen-whitehouse-applauds-filibuster-change: Statement of Sen. Whitehouse (D-R.I.): Applauds Filibuster Change

11/21/2013: Statement of Sen. Sanders (D-Vt.): Statement on Majority Rule in the Senate

11/21/2013: Statement of Sen. Merkley (D-Ore.): Rules Change a Victory for the American People

11/21/2013: Statement of Sen. Harkin (D-Iowa): Harkin Joins Effort to Reform the Rules of the Senate

11/21/2013: Statement by Senator Reid (D-Nev.): Remarks on Changing the Senate Rules

11/14/2013: Statement of Senator Leahy (D-Vt.): On Senate Judiciary Committee Executive Business Meeting on November 14, 2013

11/12/2013: Statement of Senator Leahy (D-Vt.): On the Nomination of Cornelia "Nina" Pillard

11/12/2013: Statement of Senator Udall (D-N.M.): Pattern of COP Obstruction Signals Need for Reform to get Senate Working Again

11/12/2013: Statement of Senator Kaine (D-Va.): On Filibuster of Nina Pillard's Nomination to the D.C. Circuit

11/12/2013: Statement of Senator Leahy (D-Vt.): Leahy Calls On Senate Republicans To End Filibuster Of Highly Qualified Circuit Court Nominee

11/07/2013: Statement from Congresswoman Sewell (D-Ala.): Announces Judicial Nomination Process for Federal Judgeship Vacancy on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

11/04/2013: Statement of Senator Leahy (D-Vt.): On the Nominations of Debra Brown and Gregory Woods

10/31/2013: Statement of Senator Udall (D-N.M.): Need for Reform to End Obstruction, Get the Senate Working Again

10/31/2013: Statement Of Senator Leahy (D-Vt.): On the Nomination of Patricia Millett to the Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit

10/30/2013: Statement of Senator Leahy (D-Vt.): Senate Should Confirm Millett To The D.C. Circuit Court

10/30/2013: Statement of Senator Reid (D-Nev.): Remarks on Republican Obstruction of Qualified Nominees

10/07/2013: Statement of Senator Patrick Leahy On the Nominations of Colin Bruce and Sara Ellis on Cotober 7, 2013

09/24/2013: Statement of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), Chairman, Senate Judiciary Committee, On the Nomination of Todd Hughes September 24, 2013

09/20/2013: Senator Mazie Hirono (D-HI) On the Nomination of Cornelia "Nina" Pillard to the D.C. Circuit.

09/19/2013: Senator Blumenthal Statement On Senate Judiciary Committee Vote To Approve The Nomination Of Nina Pillard To D.C. Circuit

09/19/2013: Statement By Senator John McCain On Nominations to the United States District Court for the District of Arizona

09/19/2013: Statement of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) Chairman, Senate Judiciary Committee Executive Business Meeting September 19, 2013

09/19/2013: Statement by Senator John McCain on Nominations to the United States District Court for the District of Arizona

09/11/2013: Statement Of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) Chairman, Senate Judiciary Committee On Judicial Nominations September 11, 2013

09/09/2013: Statement of Senator Patrick Leahy On the Nominations of Valerie Caproni and Vernon Broderick

08/26/2013: Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell Announces Judicial Nomination Process for Federal Judgeships

08/09/2013: Statement of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), Chairman, Senate Judiciary Committee, On the Nomination of Raymond Chen

08/02/2013: Congressman Valadao Strives to Provide Relief to Central Valley Federal Court System

08/01/2013: Sen. Moran Signals Support for Kansan Judicial Nominees

08/01/2013: Wisconsin Senators Recommend Judicial Nominees To White House For Wisconsin's Western District Court

08/01/2013: Statement of Senator Chuck Grassley, Ranking Member, Senate Judiciary Committee On the Nomination of Raymond T. Chen to be United States Circuit Judge for the Federal Circuit

08/01/2013: SJC Sends D.C. Circuit Nominee to Full Senate

08/01/2013: Statement Of Senator Patrick Leahy (D - Vt.) on the nomination of Patricia Millett, to be United States Circuit Judge for the District of Columbia Circuit.

07/30/2013: Senators Coons, Leahy introduce bill to create 91 new judgeships

07/24/2013: Statement Of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) Chairman, Senate Judiciary Committee On Judicial Nominations

7/22/2013: Cornyn, Cruz Announce Application Process for Texas Judgeships

07/22/2013: Hirono Meets With Federal Appeals Court Nominee Nina Pillard, A Strong Advocate for Women's Rights

07/17/2013: Congresswoman Corrine Brown Strongly Denounces Republican Obstruction of African American Judicial Confirmations.

07/17/2013: Norton Leads CBC Working Group in Asking for Movement on African American Judicial Nominees before August Recess.

07/10/2013: Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Tx.): Any Effort to Pack D.C. Circuit Court Should be Decried

07/10/2013: Statement Of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) on the nomination hearing of Patricia Millett for the United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit.

07/10/2013: Sens. Warner & Kaine Introduce Virginian Patricia Millett at Judicial Confirmation Hearing

07/08/2013: Statement of U.S. Senator Mike Enzi on the confirmation of Gregory Alan Phillips to serve as a U.S. Circuit Judge for the 10th Circuit

07/08/2013: Mark Udall (D-Co.) Welcomes Confirmation of Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals Nominee, Urges Senate to Quickly Fill Remaining Vacancies

07/08/2013: Sen John Barrasso (R-Wy.) Floor Speech on Nomination of Greg Phillips to 10th Circuit Court of Appeals.

07/08/13: Statement of Senator Chuck Grassley on Judicial Nominees

06/20/2013: Statement of Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) on the nomination of San Mateo Superior Court Judge Beth L. Freeman and James Donato for seats on the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California

06/18/2013: The office of Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today announced that her Federal Law Enforcement Nominating Commission is accepting applications for an upcoming opening on the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia

06/17/2013: Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) announced Monday that the Judiciary Committee will next month begin confirmation hearings for President Barack Obama's nominees to the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals.

06/17/2013: U.S. Senators Bob Casey (D-Pa.) and Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) today praised the Senate's confirmation of Judge Luis Felipe Restrepo as U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

06/17/2013: Statement Of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), Chairman, Senate Judiciary Committee, On the Nominations of Judge Luis Restrepo and Kenneth Gonzales

06/13/2013: Statement Of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), Chairman, Senate Judiciary Committee, On the Nominations of Judge Nitza Quiñones Alejandro and Judge Jeffrey Schmehl

06/12/2013: Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.): Senate Dems Manufacture Crisis Over Consideration of Judicial Nominees

06/11/2013: Senator Mark Kirk (D-IL) Picks Manish Shah for Appointment to be Northern District of Illinois Court Judge

06/05/2013: Senator Jeff Merkley (D - Or.): D.C. Circuit Nominees Merit an Up or Down Majority Vote

06/04/2013: Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton's (D-DC) Statement on Obama Nomination of Robert Wilkins for the D.C. Circuit Court.

06/04/2013: Congressman Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) issued the following statement today on the introduction of the Stop Court Packing Act legislation that would reduce the number of judges on the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit from eleven to eight.

06/04/2013: Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) Statement On President Obama's D.C. Circuit Court Judicial Nominees.

06/04/2013: Senator Lee's Statement on Unneeded Nominations to the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals

06/04/2013: Statement from Senator Coons on President Obama's nominations to the D.C. Circuit Court

06/03/2013: Statement Of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), Chairman, Senate Judiciary Committee Correcting the Record

05/23/2013: Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) today released the following statement applauding Judge Landya McCafferty's nomination to the New Hampshire District Court bench.

05/23/2013: Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) hailed the unanimous confirmation Thursday of Sri Srinivasan to the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals.

05/16/2013: Senator Chuck Grassley (R-Ia.) on the caseload of the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit

05/16/2013: Sens. Hatch, Lee on the nomination of Judge Carolyn B. McHugh to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit.

05/15/2013: U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA) today praised the Senate's confirmation of San Francisco attorney William Orrick to serve as a U.S. District Court Judge for the Northern District of California.

05/15/2013: Statement of U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein on the confirmation of William Orrick to be a U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of California

05/15/2013: Statement of Senator Patrick Leahy Chairman, Senate Judiciary Committee On the Nomination of William Orrick, III To the United States District Court for the Northern District of California

05/15/2013: U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) signals Support for Kansan Nominee to U.S. Court of Appeals

05/09/2013: Senator Chuck Schumer (D-NY) on the Nomination of Gregory Howard Woods III to serve on the bench of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.

05/09/2013: Statement of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) on the Nominations of Shelly Dick and Nelson Roman

04/25/2013: Congressman Marc Veasey has formed a judicial screening committee which will recommend judicial candidates to submit to the President for nomination to the US District Court for the Northern District of Texas.

04/24/2013: Statement of Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) in support of the confirmation of Jane Kelly to the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit.

04/24/2013: Statement of Sen. Tom Harkin (D-Ia.) in support of the confirmation of Jane Kelly to the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit.

04/24/2013: Statement of Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Ia.) in support of the confirmation of Jane Kelly to the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit.

04/18/2013: Senator Mazie K. Hirono (D-Haw.), Senator Brian Schatz, Representative Colleen Hanabusa, and Representative Tulsi Gabbard commended the Senate confirmation today of Derrick Kahala Watson, President Obama's nominee to the U.S. District Court for the District of Hawaii.

04/18/2013: U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) announced today that the U.S. Senate confirmed her second judicial nominee, Ms. Analisa Torres, to serve as a U.S. District Court Judge for the Southern District of New York.

04/18/2013: Statement of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) Chairman, Senate Judiciary Committee On the Nominations of Analisa Torres and Derrick Watson.

04/17/2013: U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.) announced today that President Obama has nominated Vernon Broderick to serve on the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.

04/17/2013: U.S. Senators Ron Johnson and Tammy Baldwin announce their agreement to establish a Wisconsin Federal Nominating Commission to move federal nominations forward.

04/16/2013: Senator Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) on Easing the Pressure on High Caseload Federal Courts

04/15/2013: Statement of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), Chairman, Senate Judiciary Committee, On the Nomination of Judge Beverly O'Connell to be United States District Judge for the Central District of California.

04/15/2013: Barbara Boxer (D-CA) today congratulated Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Beverly Reid O'Connell on her confirmation as a District Court Judge for the Central District of California.

04/11/2013: Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) Unveils Legislation to Lessen Burden on Second and Eleventh Circuit Courts.

04/10/2013: Statement Of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) on the the Nomination hearing of Sri Srinivasan to be United States Circuit Judge for the D.C. Circuit

04/10/2013: Statement of Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) on the Nomination Hearing of Sri Srinivasan to be United States Circuit Judge for the D.C. Circuit

04/10/2013: Statement of Senator Chris Coons (D-Del.) on the Nomination of Sri Srinivasan to be United States Circuit Judge for the D.C. Circuit

04/09/2013: Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) welcomed the Senate's vote of 64-34 to approve Patty Shwartz's nomination to the Third Circuit.

03/25/2013: Statement of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) Chairman, Senate Judiciary Committee On the Nominations of Ketanji Jackson, Raymond Moore, and Troy Nunley

03/25/2013: U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) today praised the Saturday morning confirmation of Judge Troy L. Nunley to serve on the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California.

03/23/2013: Udall, Bennet Welcome Senate's Confirmation of Raymond Moore to U.S. District Court of Colorado

03/22/2013: Comment Of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) On the Withdrawal of the Nomination Of Caitlin Halligan to the D.C. Circuit

03/20/2013: Congressman Mike Michaud, Congresswoman Chellie Pingree, and Senator Angus King announced they are forwarding the names of the Honorable Jon D. Levy, William D. Robitzek, and Jeffrey N. Young to President Obama for his consideration to fill the upcoming judgeship vacancy on the United States District Court, District of Maine.

03/19/2013: Statement Of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) Chairman, Senate Judiciary Committee, On Judicial Nominations

03/19/2013: U.S. Senator Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., on the nomination of Greg Phillips for the U.S. Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals.

03/19/2013: Senator Chuck Grassley is pressing for additional information about Valerie Caproni's involvement in the National Security Letter reports released by the Justice Department's Inspector General.

03/14/2013: Senator Warren Announces Advisory Committee on Massachusetts Judicial Nominations - Applications for Judicial Vacancies in Springfield and Boston Due April 8

03/11/2013: Nevada Senator Harry Reid spoke on the Senate floor today regarding on Nevada judicial nominee Andrew Gordon, on a continuing resolution to fund the government through the end of the fiscal year and on the 2014 retirement of Senator Carl Levin.

03/11/2013: Statement Of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), Chairman, Senate Judiciary Committee, On The Nominations of Richard Taranto and Andrew Gordon

03/06/2013: Senator Patrick Leahy expressed great disappointment Wednesday after Republicans blocked the nomination of Caitlin Halligan, a highly qualified judicial nominee, to serve on the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals.

03/05/2013: Senator Patrick Leahy called on Republicans to act in a bipartisan manner to vote on the nomination of Caitlin Halligan to fill a vacancy on the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals.

03/05/2013: Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid spoke on the Senate floor today regarding Republican obstruction of qualified judicial nominees.

03/04/2013: Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid spoke on the Senate floor today regarding Republican efforts to obstruct President Obama's highly qualified judicial and cabinet nominations

03/04/2013: Senator Patrick Leahy - Among those who will have to endure sequestration cuts are the overburdened Federal courts already suffering from longstanding vacancies that number almost 90 and have remained near or above 80 for almost four years.

03/04/2013: Senate Republican Policy Committee - President Obama ignored the Senate's advice and re-nominated Caitlin Halligan. The Senate is expected to take up consideration of this nomination in the near future. Ms. Halligan's well-documented record as a committed advocate of extreme positions suggests she would not be a fair and impartial jurist.

02/25/2013: Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) welcomed the approval of Bacharach's nomination, but warned that further obstruction of consensus judicial picks will only weaken the judiciary further.

02/14/2013: The Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday approved thirteen judicial nominees, including two circuit court nominees, who all had to be renominated at the start of this year.

02/14/2013: Senator Mazie K. Hirono votes to send Derrick Kahala Watson to the full Senate for confirmation To U.S. District Court of Hawaii

02/14/2013: Sens. Bennet, Udall Welcome Senate Judiciary Committee's Approval of Raymond Moore, Nominee to U.S. District Court of Colorado

02/14/2013: Sen. Boxer Praises Judiciary Committee Approval of Two Talented California Judicial Nominees; Recommended Judge Beverly Reid O'Connell to the White House

02/14/2013: Sen. Lautenberg Applauds Judiciary Committee for Bipartisan Approval of Judge Patty Shwartz to Serve on Third Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Patty Shwartz

02/13/2013: Sen. Patrick Leahy: Senate Votes To Confirm First Judicial Nominee This Year

02/13/2013: Senator Barbara Mikulski is accepting applications from lawyers interested in serving as United States District Judge for the District of Maryland - The application deadline is March 14, 2013.

02/08/2013: Senator Leahy Announces Witnesses For February 13 Hearing On Comprehensive Immigration Reform

02/07/2013: Senator King Hails Judiciary Committee's Endorsement of William Kayatta for the 1st Circuit Court of Appeals

02/07/2013: Senator Susan Collins Urges Quick Senate Consideration of William Kayatta for the First Circuit Court of Appeals

02/07/2013: Statement of Chairman Patrick Leahy Senate Judiciary Committee

02/05/2013: Congressman Mike Michaud, Congresswoman Chellie Pingree, and Senator Angus King announced the formation of a judicial screening panel that will assess candidates to fill an upcoming judgeship vacancy on the United States District Court, District of Maine.

02/04/2013: Senator Pat Toomey - Pennsylvania's Latino Community Makes Important Contribution to State's Judiciary

01/31/2013: Harkin Welcomes White House Nomination of Jane Kelly for Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals

01/28/2013: Senate Panel to Consider Nomination of William Kayatta.

01/25/2013: Statement Of Senator Patrick Leahy In Support of the Compromise on Senate Rules Reform

01/23/2013: Statement of The Honorable Chuck Grassley

01/23/2013: Nominations Hearing for Roman, Moore, Torres, Watson, Kelly

1/22/13: Senator Chris Coons met with a group of more than 30 attorneys from around the country on Tuesday for a roundtable discussion on judicial vacancies and ways of improving the nominations backlog.

01/18/2013: Senator Casey's office is now accepting applications for the position of U.S. District Court Judge for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

01/08/2013: The Office of Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) announced that President Obama has re-nominated Ketanji Brown Jackson to be a judge on the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.

01/04/2013: U.S. Senator Angus S. King, Jr. (I-Maine) applauded the President's reactivation of William Kayatta's nomination to the 1st Circuit Court of Appeals.

01/03/2013: Senator Collins' Statement on Renomination of William Kayatta to First Circuit

01/03/12: Sens. Udall, Bennet Urge Senate to Quickly Confirm Raymond Moore to U.S. District Court in Colorado

01/03/12: Sen. Boxer Praises President Obama for Renominating Highly Qualified California Judicial Nominees

01/03/12: Sen. Menendez Applauds Obama Re-Nomination of Judge Shwartz to Federal Bench

12/31/12: Sen. Leahy On Chief Justice Roberts' Year-End Report On The Federal Judiciary

12/21/12: Sens. Casey and Toomey Invite Applicants for Federal District Court Appointments

12/21/12: Sen. Leahy on Judicial Nominees

12/21/12: Sen. Boxer on Confirmation of Jon Tigar

12/19/2012: Senators Carl Levin and Debbie Stabenow, both D-Mich., are seeking applicants to fill vacancies for judgeships on the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan.

12/17/2012: Statement of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), On the Nominations of Fernando Olguin to the United States District Court for the Central District of California and Thomas Durkin to the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.

12/13/2012: Sen. Leahy - Unreasonable delay in confirmations only hurts the courts and Americans who seek justice in our Federal courts.

12/12/2012: Senators Murray and Cantwell and Rep. Hastings Announce Formation of Bipartisan Judicial Selection Committee

12/12/2012: Statement of The Honorable Patrick Leahy at Today's Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing.

12/12/2012: Reid Introduces Andrew Gordon at U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing

12/11/2012: U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.) made a statement praising the Senate confirmation of John Dowdell as the next U.S. district judge for the Northern District of Oklahoma.

12/11/12: Sen. Feinstein on Confirmation of Judge Bernal for California's Central District.

12/11/2012: Sen. Leahy: The Senate Must Consider All Pending Judicial Nominees

12/06/2012: Sen. Patrick Leahy statement on the confirmations of Mark Walker to the United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida and Terrence Berg to the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan.

12/06/2012: Statement of Senator Chuck Grassley of Iowa on the nomination of Michael P. Shea, to be U.S. District Judge for the District of Connecticut.

12/05/2012: Sen. Leahy (D. - VT) - Senate Republicans Setting Dangerous New Precedent For Nominations In Lame Duck Session.

12/04/2012: Sen. Leahy On the Nomination of Judge Paul William Grimm to the United States District Court for the District of Maryland

11/27/12: Sens. Casey And Toomey Support Three Eastern PA District Judicial Nominees

11/26/12: Sen. Schumer on Recommendation of Vernon Broderick to Serve on District Court

11/16/12: Sen. Gillibrand on Caproni, Torres Nominations

11/15/12: Congresswoman Wilson on Nomination of Judge William L. Thomas

11/14/12: Sen. Inouye on Derrick Kahala Watson's Nomination to District Court

11/14/12: Senator Collins Urges Swift Confirmation of William Kayatta to First Circuit Court of Appeals

11/14/12: Senator Patrick Leahy On Judicial Nominations

11/14/12: Sens. Udall & Bennet on Nomination of Raymond Moore to U.S. District Court in Colorado

11/14/12: Sens. Bingaman & Udall on Nomination of Ken Gonzales to Fill U.S. District Court Vacancy

11/14/12: Sen. Boxer on Nomination of Judge Beverly Reid O'Connell for California's Central District Court

11/14/12: Congresswoman Hirono Statement on Nomination of Derrick Kahala Watson

10/19/12: Sen. Rockefeller on Judge Gina Groh

09/25/12: Sen. Toomey Asks Senate Leaders To Schedule Votes On Middle District Judges

09/24/12: Sen. Leahy on Republicans Leaving Town after Blocking Dozens of Judicial Nominations

09/21/12: Sen. Blumenthal Criticizes Unprecedented Partisan Obstruction Of Consensus District Court Picks

09/20/12: Sen. Leahy on Republican Obstruction of Consensus Nominees

09/11/12: Sens. Udall and Bingaman on Potential Judicial Nominees

09/10/12: Senator Leahy Calls On Senate Republicans To Drop Blockade Of Consensus Judicial Picks

08/02/12: Sen. Leahy on Judicial Stalemate

08/02/12: Sens. Levin and Stabenow on Confirmation of Judge Drain

08/01/12: Sen. Grassley on Filibuster of Robert Bacharach

07/30/12: Sen. Lee on Thurmond Rule

07/23/12: Sens. Menendez & Lautenberg on Confirmation of Judge Shipp

07/19/12: Sens. Casey & Toomey on Pennsylvania Judicial Nominees

07/19/12: Sen. Feinstein on Californian Judicial Nominees

07/17/12: Sen. Grassley on Judicial Nominees

07/16/12: Sen. Leahy on Consensus Nominees

07/16/12: Sens. Lautenberg & Menendez on Judge McNulty

07/10/12: Sen. Leahy on Votes for Pending Nominees

06/29/12: Sens. Alexander and Corker on Judge Fowlkes

06/27/12: Sen. Casey on Pennsylvania Judicial Nominees

06/27/12: Sen. Boxer on Judge Fernando Olguin

06/27/12: Sen. Toomey on Pennsylvania Judicial Nominees

06/27/12: Sen. Schumer on Frank P. Geraci

06/26/12: Sen. Leahy on Rosembaum Nomination, calls on GOP to end obstruction

06/25/12: Sen. Lieberman Floor Speech on Nomination of Donna Murphy

06/19/12: Congressman Michaud on Judicial Nominations

06/14/12: Sen. Menendez on Republican Judicial Nominee Obstruction

06/14/12: Sen. Leahy on Republican Obstruction to Consensus Nominees

06/11/12: Sen. Leahy on Andrew David Hurwitz

06/11/12: Sen. Grassley on Andrew David Hurwitz

06/06/12: Sen. Leahy on Confirmation of Jeffrey Helmick

06/04/12: Sen. Leahy on Timothy Hillman

05/29/12: Sen. Rockefeller on Swearing In of Judge Thacker

05/21/12: Sen. Feinstein on Confirmation of Paul Watford to 9th Circuit

05/21/12: Sen. Boxer on Confirmation of Paul Watford to 9th Circuit

05/21/12: Sens. Durbin and Kirk on Nomination of Thomas Durkin

05/21/12: Sen. Leahy on Confirmation Vote of Paul Watford

05/17/12: Sens. Casey and Toomey on Judicial Nominees to Middle District of PA

05/14/12: Sens. Mikulski and Cardin on Confirmation of Judge Russell

05/14/12: Sens. Durbin and Kirk on Confirmation of Judge Tharp

05/09/12: Sen. Lee Defends Judicial Nominations Record

05/07/12: Sen. Grassley on Judicial Vacancies and White House Strategy Session

05/07/12: Sen. Hutchison on Criticism of Senate Delays

04/26/12: Sen. Cornyn on Texas Judicial Confirmations

04/26/12: Congressman Reyes on Confirmation of Judge Guaderrama

04/26/12: Sen. Leahy on Confirmations to Texas District Courts

04/26/12: Sen. Schumer on Justice Roman for Southern District of New York

04/26/12: Sen. Schumer on Candidate for Southern District of NY

04/23/12: Sen. Leahy on Confirmation of Judge Brian Wimes

04/16/12: Sen. Manchin on Confirmation of Stephanie Thacker

04/16/12: Sen. Rockefeller on Confirmation of Stephanie Thacker

04/16/12: Sen. Leahy of Confirmation of Stephanie Thacker

04/03/12: Congressmen Gonzalez and Doggett on Judicial Vacancies

03/28/12: Sen. Reid on Miranda Du

03/28/12: Sen. Heller on Miranda Du

03/28/12: Sen. Leahy on Nominations of Miranda Du and Susie Morgan

03/22/12: Sen. Gillibrand on Confirmation of Judge Abrams

03/22/12: Sen. Grassley on Latest Judicial Confirmations

03/22/12: Sen. Hatch on Vote to Confirm Judge Nuffer

03/22/12: Sen. Lee on Confirmation of Judge Nuffer

03/15/12: Sen. Alexander on Nomination of Judge John Thomas Fowlkes, Jr.

03/15/12: Sen. Rockefeller on Confirmation of Gina Groh

03/15/12: Sen. Manchin on Confirmation of Gina Groh

03/15/12: Sen. Boxer on Confirmation of Michael Fitzgerald

03/14/12: Sen. Leahy on Agreement on Judicial Nominations

03/14/12: Sen. Grassley on Judicial Nominees

03/13/12: Sen. Leahy on How Obstruction and Filibusters Hurt Federal Courts

03/12/12: Sen. Leahy on Effort to Bring Long-Pending Judicial Nominations to Vote

03/08/12: Sen. Grassley on Judiciary Committee Executive Business Meeting and Patty Shwartz

03/08/12: Sen. Lautenberg Applauds Judiciary Committee for Approving Judge Patty Shwartz

03/06/12: Sen. Leahy on Nominations of Phillips and Rice

03/06/12: Sen. Murray on Nomination of Thomas Rice

03/06/12: Senators Wyden and Merkley Send Names of Five Finalists for Federal Judgeship to the White House

03/01/12: Sen. Lee on Opposition to Andrew Hurwitz

2/29/12: Sen. Klobuchar on Judicial Vacancies that are Hindering Court System

2/28/12: Sen. Durbin on Filling Noncontroversial Vacancies on the Federal Bench

2/28/12: Sen. Leahy on Long-Delayed Judicial Nominations

2/27/12: Sen. Leahy on Nomination of Margo Brodie to Eastern District of New York

2/17/12: Sen. Leahy on Confirmation of Judge Furman

2/16/12: Sen. Leahy on Filibuster of Furman Nomination

2/15/12: Sen. Leahy on Nomination of Judge Adalberto Jordan to Eleventh Circuit

2/14/12: Sen. Leahy on Nomination of Judge Adalberto Jordan to Eleventh Circuit

2/13/12: Sen. Leahy on Nomination of Judge Adalberto Jordan to the 11th Circuit

2/9/12: Sen. Leahy on Judicial Nominations

2/9/12: Sen. Feinstein on Confirmation of Judge Bencivengo

2/7/12: Sen. Leahy on Judicial Nominations

2/2/12: Sen. Leahy on Support of Paul J. Watford

2/2/12: Sen. Grassley on Opposing Nomination of Paul J. Watford

1/26/12: Sen. Grassley on Recess Appointments

1/26/12: Sen. Cardin on Supporting Judge Russell

1/26/12: Sen. Mikulski on Introducing Judge George Levi Russell, III

1/23/12: Sen. Schumer on Recommendation of Attorney Lorna G. Schofield for U.S. District Court Judgeship

1/23/12: Sen. Johanns on Confirmation of Justice Gerrard to U.S. District Court

1/23/12: Sen. Collins on Nomination of William Kayatta Jr. for U.S. First Circuit Court of Appeals

1/23/12: Sen. Snowe on Nomination of William Kayatta Jr. for U.S. First Circuit Court of Appeals

1/13/12: Sen. Menendez on Supporting Patty Shwartz for Third Circuit

12/31/11: Sen. Leahy on Chief Justice Roberts' Year-End Report On The Federal Judiciary

12/15/11: Sen. Leahy on Morgan Christen to Ninth Circuit

12/13/11: Sen. Boxer on Nomination of Paul Watford for U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

12/6/11: Sen. Reid on Obstruction of Caitlin Halligan Nomination

12/6/11: Sen. Grassley on Judicial Nominations

12/6/11: Sen. Murkowski on Cloture Vote for Caitlin Halligan

12/6/11: Sen. Leahy on Caitlin Halligan

12/5/11: Sen. Leahy on Caitlin Halligan: "A Superbly Qualified Nominee"

12/5/11: Sens. Huthison & Cornyn on Confirmation of Rodney Gilstrap

12/2/11: Sen. Leahy on Upcoming Cloture Vote of Judicial Nominee Caitlin Halligan

12/1/11: Sen. Leahy on Judicial Nominations

11/30/11: Sen. Hatch on Nomination of Roberty Shelby

11/30/11: Sens. Kerry & Brown on Nomination of Timothy S. Hillman

11/28/11: Sen. Leahy on Confirmation of Christopher Droney

11/16/11: Sen. Grassley on nominees

11/16/11: Sen. Leahy on Judicial Nominations

11/15/11: Sen. Leahy on Judicial Nominations

11/4/11: Sen. Landrieu on Judicial Nomination Recommendations

11/3/11: Sen. Machin on Senate Judiciary Vote on Thacker Nomination

11/3/11: Sen. Gillibrand on Ronnie Abrams Senate Judiciary Vote

11/3/11: Sen. Grassley on Miranda Du Nomination

11/3/11: Sen. Reid on Senate Judiciary Vote on Miranda Du Nomination

11/3/11: Sen. Leahy on Confirmation of Two Judicial Nominees

11/2/11: Sens. Pryor and Boozeman on Nomination of Kristine Baker

10/31/11: Sen. Vitter on Confirmation of Higginson to 5th Circuit

10/31/11: Sen. Leahy on Pending Circuit Court Nomination

10/27/11: Sens. Hutchison and Cornyn on their submission of names to the White House for Judicial Nominations

10/21/11: Sen. Wyden on Search for Judicial Nominees

10/19/11: Sen. Leahy on Confirmation of Three Judicial Nominees

10/18/11: Sen. Toomey on Confirmation of Cathy Bissoon

10/17/11: Sen. Leahy on Judicial Nominations

10/13/11: Sen. Leahy on Confirmation of Three Judicial Nominees

10/13/11: Sens. Pryor, Boozman on Confirmation of Susan Hickey

10/11/11: Sen. Leahy on Judicial Nominations

10/11/11: Sen. Landrieu on Confirmation of Triche-Milazzo

10/11/11: Sen. Grassley on Judicial Nominations

10/6/11: Sen. Leahy on the Judicial Vacancy Crisis

10/6/11: Rep. Doggett on Judicial Nominations

10/3/11: Sen. Landrieu on Confirmation of Brown

10/3/11: Sen. Snowe on Confirmation of Torresen

10/3/11: Sen. Leahy on Confirmation of Six Judicial Nominees

9/22/11: Sen. Boxer on Nomination of Judge Jacqueline Nguyen for U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

9/22/11: Sen. Feinstein on Nomination of Judge Jacqueline Nguyen to Serve on U.S. Court of Appeals

9/20/11: Sen. Leahy on Judicial Nominations

9/15/11: Sen. Leahy on Judicial Nominations

9/8/11: Sen. Murkowski on Judicial Nominations

9/8/11: Rep. Doggett on Nomination of Gregg Costa

9/8/11: Sens. Rockefeller & Manchin on Judicial Nominee Stephanie Thacker

9/6/11: Sen. Leahy on Confirmation of Bernice Donald

8/3/11: Sens. Cornyn and Hutchison on Confirmation of Nelva Gonzales Ramos

8/3/11: Sen. Durbin on Confirmation of Judicial Nominee

8/3/11: Sen. Leahy on Absence of Judicial Confirmations

8/2/11: Sens. Udall and Bennet on Confirmation of Judicial Nominee

8/2/11: Sen. Reid on Nomination of Miranda Du to Nevada District Court

7/26/11: Sen. Leahy on Confirmation of Two Judicial Nominees

7/21/11: Sen. Toomey on Judicial Nominations

7/21/11: Sen. Casey on Pennsylvania Judicial Nominees

7/20/11: Sens. Pryor and Boozman on judicial nominee recommendation

7/20/11: Sen. Boxer on Nomination of Fitzgerald to Central District of California Court

7/19/11: Sens. Cornyn & Hutchison on Judicial Nominees

7/19/11: Rep. Doggett on Judicial Nominations

7/18/11: Sen. Leahy on Confirmation of J. Paul Oetken

7/14/11: Sen. Grassley on his Concern over Qualifications of Judicial Nominees

7/13/11: Sen. Feinstein on Nomination of Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers

7/13/11: Sen. Leahy on Judicial Nominations

7/6/11: Sen. Durbin on Judicial Nominees

7/5/11: Rep. Matheson on Judicial Nominees

6/29/11: Sen. Hatch on Nomination of Nuffer

6/28/11: U.S. Rep. Giffords Office on Judicial Nominations

6/24/11: Rep. Hinojosa on Increasing Federal Judges in Southwest

6/23/11: Rep. Grijalva on Arizona Judicial Recommendations

6/16/11: Sen. Roberts on Opposition to Six Nomination

6/14/11: Sen. Leahy on confirmation of Cecchi, Salas

6/14/11: Sens. Lautenberg & Menendez on Confirmation of NJ Judges

6/14/11: Sen. Grassley on Goodwin Liu

6/7/11: Sen. Toomey on Judicial Nominees

6/2/11: Sen. Sessions on Blocking Goodwin Liu

5/29/11: Sen. Inouye & Sen. Boxer on Withdrawal of Goodwin Liu Nomination

5/26/11: Sen. Leahy on Judicial Nominations

5/20/11: Sen. Chambliss on Nomination of Goodwin Liu

5/19/11: Sen. Alexander Statement on Goodwin Liu

5/19/11: Sen. Graham on Opposition of Cloture on Goodwin Liu

5/19/11: Sen. Leahy on Cloture on Nomination of Goodwin Liu to the Ninth Circuit

5/19/11: Sen. McCain on Nomination of Goodwin Liu

5/19/11: Sen. Murkowski on Cloture Vote of Goodwin Liu

5/19/11: Sen. Snowe on Goodwin Liu Nomination

5/19/11: Sen. Collins on Goodwin Liu Nomination

5/19/11: Sen. Manchin on Nomination of Gina Marie Groh

5/19/11: Sen. Rockefeller on Nomination of Gina Marie Groh

5/19/11: Sen. Reid: Will Republicans Who Vowed ‘Never' To Deny A Judicial Nominee An Up-Or-Down Vote Deny Judicial Nominee An Up-Or-Down Vote?

5/19/11: Sen. Akaka on Blocked Nomination of Goodwin Liu

5/19/11: Sen. Boxer on Filibuster of Goodwin Liu

5/19/11: Sen. Murkowski on Cloture Vote of Goodwin Liu

5/19/11: Sen. Franken on Nomination of Goodwin Liu

5/18/11: Sen. Boxer on her support of Goodwin Liu

5/18/11: Sen. Hatch on Opposition to Goodwin Liu

5/18/11: Sen. Begich on Nomination of Justice Morgan Christen for Ninth Circuit

5/18/11: Sen. Coons on his support of Goodwin Liu

5/18/11: Sen. Murkowski on nomination of Morgan Christen for the Ninth Circuit

5/17/11: Sen. Feinstein on Legislation to Reduce Caseload in Federal Courts

5/17/11: Sen. Reid on Cloture Petition on Nominee Goodwin Liu

5/17/11: Sen. Leahy on Confirmation of Susan L. Carney

5/10/11: Sen. Leahy on Edward Chen Confirmation Debate

5/10/11: Sen. Grassley on Nomination of Edward Chen

5/10/11: Sen. Boxer on Confirmation of Edward Chen

5/4/11: Sen. Coons on Judicial Vacancy Crisis

5/4/11: Sen. Alexander on Jack McConnell

5/4/11: Sen. Leahy on Republican Filibuster of the District Court Nomination of Jack McConnell

5/4/11: Sen. Leahy on Confirmation of Jack McConnell

5/4/11: Sen. McCain on cloture vote for Jack McConnell

5/3/11: Sen. Cornyn on his objections to the nomination of Jack McConnell

5/3/11: Sen. Cornyn on his opposition to the cloture motion of John J. McConnell

5/2/11: Sen. Leahy on Cloture Motion of John McConnell

4/13/11: Sen. Leahy on Judicial Nominations

4/12/11: Sen. Leahy on Confirmations to Fill Judicial Emergencies

4/7/11: Sen. Leahy on Judicial Nominee Goodwin Liu

4/7/11: Sen. Grassley on Judicial Nominee Goodwin Liu

4/6/11: Sen. Boozman on Nomination of Susan Hickey

4/1/11: Sen. Schumer on Judicial Nominee Alison J. Nathan

3/31/11: Sen. Grassley on the Pace of Judicial Nominations and the Nomination of John J. McConnell

3/31/11: Sen. Leahy on Judicial Nominations

3/17/11: Sen. Grassley on Nominations

3/17/11: Sen. Feinstein on the Nomination of Edward Chen

3/16/11: Sen. Leahy on Judicial Nominations

3/10/11: Sen. Grassley on Judicial Nominee Caitlin Joan Halligan

3/7/11: Sen. Boxer on Confirmation of Judge Anthony Battaglia

3/7/11: Sen. Grassley on Judicial Emergencies

3/7/11: Sen. Leahy on Confirmation of Three Judicial Nominees

3/2/11: Sen. Grassley on Judicial Nominations

3/2/11: Sen. Feinstein on judicial nominee Goodwin Liu

3/2/11: Sen. Leahy on Second Confirmation Hearing of Goodwin Liu

2/28/11: Sen. Leahy on Confirmation of Two Judicial Nominees

2/18/11: Sen. Kirk on Creation of a Federal Judicial Review Commission

2/17/11: Sen. Durbin on Judicial Nominations

2/16/11: Sen. Leahy on Judicial Nominations

2/16/11: Sen. Graham on nomination of Timothy M. Cain

2/16/11: Sen. Grassley on Judicial Nominations

2/7/11: Sen. Merkley Supporting Nomination of Marco Hernandez

2/7/11: Sen. Grassley Urging Confirmation of Judicial Nominees

2/7/11: Sen. Boozman Praises Confirmation of P.K. Holmes

2/7/11: Sen. Stabenow Floor Statement Urging Confirmation of Judicial Nominees.

2/7/11: Sen. Leahy on Senate Confirmation of 3 Nominees

2/7/11: Sen. Cornyn on Texas Senators & Congressman Applaud Senate Approval of Diana Saldaña for Federal Judge in South Texas

2/7/11: Sen. Boozman on Senate Clears P.K. Holmes to Serve as U.S. District Judge for Western

2/3/11: Sen. Boxer Urges Swift Confirmation of Battaglia

2/3/11: Sen. Boxer on Senate Judiciary Committee's Approval of Davila

2/3/11: Sen. Wicker on Senate Judiciary Committee's Approval of Graves

2/3/11: Senator Leahy on Sending Eleven Judicial Nominations to the Senate

2/2/11: Sen. Leahy on Judicial Nominations

1/28/11: Sen. Klobuchar on Senate makes progress on changing rules

1/24/11: Bipartisanship needed to resolve the vacancy crisis in the nation's courts.

1/14/11: Wicker Optimistic about Graves Confirmation

1/13/11: Sen. Nelson on Gerrard as Federal Judge

1/12/11: Johanns Supports Gerrard For Federal Judgeship

1/12/11: Sen. Johanns on Gerrard for Federal Judge

1/11/11: Leahy lays out Agenda for 112th Congress: 'Protecting Taxpayers, Promoting Innovation, Preserving Justice'

1/11/11: Sen. Shelby on Judiciary

1/10/11: Norton's Judicial Recommendations Renominated by Obama

1/10/11: Sen. Udall Welcomes Obama's Re-nomination of Brooke Jackson to Colorado's District Court

1/7/11: Sen. Durbin Discusses Bipartisan Screening Committee for Federal Judges in the Northern District of Illinois

1/6/11: Sen. Alexander on the Renomination of Kevin Sharp to the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee

1/6/11: Sen. Alexander on Renomination of Judge Donald to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit

1/5/11: Statement of Senator Patrick Leahy, Chairman, Senate Judiciary Committee, on Consideration of Judicial Nominations

1/5/11: Sen. Mike Lee on judicial vacancies

1/5/11: Sen. Hatch on Key court vacancies being filled soon

1/5/11: Sen. Hatch on President Resubmitting Controversial Judicial Nominees to Senate

12/22/10: Hatch Comments on Senate Confirmation of Scott Matheson to 10th Circuit

12/22/10: Sen. Leahy on Judicial Nominations, Dec. 22

12/22/10: Sen. Boxer on Goodwin Liu Nomination

12/21/10: Sen. Brown on Confirmation of Federal Judge Benita Y. Pearson for U.S. Northern District of Ohio

12/21/10: Sen. Bennet on Martinez Vote Finally Set: Bennet Urges Colleagues to Confirm Martinez

12/21/10: Sen. Leahy on Senate Confirms Two District Court Nominations

12/21/10: Sen. Feinstein on Goodwin Liu nomination

12/20/10: Cardin, Mikulski Applaud Confirmation of District Court Judges

12/18/10: Sen. Burr Congratulates Judge Albert Diaz on Confirmation

12/17/10: Sen. Leahy on Judicial Nominations

12/17/10: Sen. Feinstein on Confirmation of Judge Kimberly Mueller

12/17/10: Sens. Webb & Warner Applaud Senate Confirmation of John Gibney to Eastern District Court

12/16/10: Sen. Leahy on Senate Confirms Four Judicial Nominations; 34 Remain Pending

12/16/10: Sen. Reid spokesperson on Four confirmed nominees "just a start"

12/16/10: Sen. Hagan on Hagan-backed judge confirmed for US District Court

12/16/10: Sen. Boxer on Senate Confirms Judge Kimberly Mueller for U.S. District Court in Sacramento

12/15/10: Sen. Leahy on "Time is Running Out" to Consider Nominations

12/11/10: Sen. Kay Hagan on Don't Keep Justice Waiting

12/10/10: Sen. Leahy on Judicial Nominations

12/8/10: Sen. Leahy Opening Statement Executive Business Meeting

12/8/10: Sen. Hagan comments after Judiciary Committee sends Max Cogburn nomination to full Senate

12/9/10: Sen. Merkley on It's Time to Fix the Filibuster

12/7/10: Sen. Hagan on Delay on Judicial Nominees Hurts North Carolina (op-ed)

12/6/10: Sen. Reid on Republicans Should Work With Us To Protect The Middle Class And National Security

12/3/10: Sens. Levin and Stabenow on Judge David Allen's Request to Withdraw from Consideration for District Court

12/1/10: Sen. Merkley on Senate Obstructionism (floor statement)

12/1/10: Sen. McCaskill on Judicial Nominations (floor statement)

12/1/10: Sen. Cornyn Applauds Judiciary Committee Approval Of Nomination Of Judge Diana Saldaña

12/1/10: Sen. Leahy on Senate Must Act On Judicial Nominations

12/1/10: Sen. Levin on obstruction of judicial nominations

11/19/10: Sen. Leahy on Judicial Nominations

11/18/10: Sen. Leahy on Opening Statement Executive Business Meeting

11/17/10: Sen. Leahy on Hearing On Judicial And Executive Nominations

10/7/10: Sen. Cardin on Diversity matters on the Supreme Court

9/29/10: Sen. Leahy on Judicial Nominations

9/27/10: Sen. Wicker on the nominations of James E. Graves, Jr.

9/23/10: Sen. Feinstein on the Nomination of Edward Chen

9/23/10: Sen. Feingold On the Nomination of Louis B. Butler, Jr.

9/23/10: Sen. Leahy's Opening Statement Executive Business Meeting 9/23/10

9/15/10: Sen. Leahy on Judicial Nominees

8/6/10: Sen. Burr on Judge Wynn and Nominee Diaz

7/30/10: Sen. Nelson on supporting cloture, opposing confirmation on Kagan

7/30/10: Sen. Gregg on support for Kagan nomination

7/29/10: Sen. Sessions Objects to Unanimous Consent Requests

7/29/10: Sen. Klobuchar on Obstruction

7/29/10: Sen. Reed on Obstruction and Nominee McConnell

7/29/10: Sens. Kohl and Feingold on Nominee Louis Butler

7/29/10: Sen. Cardin on Obstruction and nominees Wynn and Diaz

7/29/10: Sen. Carper on Nominee Leonard Stark

7/29/10: Sen. Kaufman on Republican Obstruction

7/28/10: Sen. Snowe on Kagan nomination

7/22/10: Sens. Udall and Bennet on nominee William Martinez

7/22/10: Sen. Leahy on Nominations and Obstruction

7/21/10: Sen. Lugar on support for Elena Kagan

7/20/10: Sen. Alexander requests a vote on nominee Jane Stranch

7/15/10: Sen. Leahy on five nominees

7/14/10: Sen. Hagan and Sen. McConnell on nominees Wynn and Diaz

7/12/10: Sen. Durbin on Elena Kagan

6/22/10: Sen. Leahy on Judicial Nominations Backlog

6/21/10: Sen. Isakson on nominee Marc Treadwell

6/10/10: Sen. Dodd on nominee Robert Chatignty

6/7/10: Sen. Feinstein on nominees Lucy Koh and Edward Chen

6/7/10: Senate Judiciary Chairman Leahy on three confirmations and delays on pending nominees

5/7/10: Sen. Bennet on secret holds

5/5/10: Chairman Leahy on Senate obstruction

4/24/10: Sen. Sessions on nominee Thomas Vanaskie

4/22/10: Chairman Leahy on nominees Raymond Lohier and Leonard Stark

4/22/10: Sen. Schumer on nominee Denny Chin

4/21/10: Senators McConnell and Sessions Joint Statement on Supreme Court Nomination Process

4/20/10: Sen. Durbin on Senate obstruction

4/20/10: Sen. McCaskill on secret holds

4/20/10: Sen. Whitehouse on nominations, holds, and nominees James Wynn and Albert Diaz

4/14/10: Senators Brown and Tester on nominations

4/9/10: Sen. Hatch on Justice Stevens Retirement

3/16/10: Sen. Warner on the nomination of Barbara Keenan

3/16/10: Sen. Begich on Senate obstruction to judicial nominations

3/16/10: Sen. Casey on the nomination of Thomas Vanaskie

3/16/10: Sen. Franken on Senate obstruction

3/8/10: Sen. Boxer on the nomination of Goodwin Liu

3/2/10: Sen. Webb on the nomination of Barbara Keenan

2/9/10: Sen. Lautenberg on Senate obstruction and the nomination of Joseph Greenaway

11/17/09: Sen. Hatch on Cloture Vote on the nomination of David Hamilton

9/30/09: Sen. Whitehouse on new judgeships

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