Post Profile

As time runs out, dozens of judge nominees waiting on Senate

Senate confirmation of President Barack Obama's nominees slowed to a halt this election year, a common political occurrence for the final months of divided government with a Democratic president and a Republican-controlled Senate. The vacancy on the Supreme Court attracted the most attention as Republicans refused to even hold confirmation hearings for Merrick Garland, insisting that the choice to fill the vacancy created by the death of Justice Antonin Scalia in February rests with the next president.
read more


Related Posts

Now In Charge, Senate Republicans Slow To Move Forward With Obama's Judicial Nominees

News : Huffington Post

WASHINGTON -- U.S. attorney general nominee Loretta Lynch has been waiting months for a confirmation vote. But she's not the only one twiddling her thumbs. Republicans haven't confirmed a single one of President Barack Obama's judic...

‘Nasty Woman’ Hillary Clinton Beats Donald Trump In Election Polls: So Will President Hillary Clinton Also Have Democratic Control In House and Senate After 2016 Election?

News : The Inquisitr - News

With “nasty woman” Hillary Clinton beating Donald Trump so completely in the election polls, what are the chances that President Hillary Clinton will enjoy Democratic control in both the House and Senate after the 2016 election? The...

Senate confirms judicial nominee for Nebraska

US Politics / Liberal : SFGate: Politics

The Senate generally halts approval of judges nominated by a president of the opposing party in the later months of the chief executive's final year. More than 40 of Obama's nominees to district courts remain in limbo, as does the p...

Obama calls delay of his attorney general nominee 'crazy'

US Politics / Liberal : SFGate: Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says it's "embarrassing" the way Republican senators have delayed confirmation of his attorney general nominee for what he calls "political gamesmanship." Dozens of Senate Republicans have op...

The Latest: Obama heads to Nevada to boost Clinton campaign

US Politics / Liberal : SFGate: Politics

President Barack Obama is heading to Nevada to boost Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign and help Democrats in their bid to retake control of the Senate. The Senate's top Democrat, Harry Reid, is retiring after serving out a fif...


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC