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Senate Confirms Judge Who Said Planned Parenthood ‘Kills Over 150,000 Females A Year’
All but one Republican voted to make Wendy Vitter a lifetime federal judge.
Mitch McConnell Broke From Precedent Again To Confirm A Trump Judge
For the third time in history, the Senate advanced a judicial nominee over the objections of both home-state senators.
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Trump's Sister Resigns As Judge, Ending Inquiry Into Alleged Tax Schemes: Report
As a former federal circuit judge, Maryanne Trump Barry can receive a salary of more than $180,000 in retirement.
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Why Is Brett Kavanaugh The Only Federal Appellate Judge With A Photo In His Bio?
Maybe the picture of Trump's second Supreme Court nominee is just a coincidence.
Senate Confirms 2 More Trump Judges, Stacking Circuit Courts With Conservative Picks
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A Trump-nominated judge now holds one out every seven seats on the circuit courts.
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Trump Is Remaking The Courts In His Image: White, Male and Straight
He's nominated 87 people to be lifetime federal judges. They're about as diverse as a casting call for “Mad Men.”
Texas Abortion Restrictions Struck Down As Unconstitutional
A medically invasive procedure illegally restricts women's rights, a federal judge ruled.
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GOP Admits Obama Judge Count Is More Important Than Fixing Judicial Crises
Republican senators are damaging an entire branch of government, and hiding behind a bogus statistic.
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Barack Obama Just Nominated A Muslim To Be A Federal Judge. That's A First.
Abid Qureshi would fill a seat on the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.
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Federal Judges Can't Clear Someone's Record, Even For Minor, Nonviolent Offenses
A court said they are without authority to wipe out "valid" convictions.
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A Handy Guide To Who's Calling Whom Racist These Days
There's a lot to keep track of.
Mitch McConnell Won't Say If Trump's Racist Attack On Judge Is Racist
Republicans just want to win the White House, he says.
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Republicans Finally Confirmed A Judge. Is This Obama's Last One?
Even some GOP senators are hoping for more votes.
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Alaskan Polar Bears Can Now Chill In Protected Area Bigger Than California
But it’s just the tip of the iceberg.
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One Of The Biggest Losers Of 2015 Was An Entire Branch Of Government
Federal courts got screwed by Senate Republicans.
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Mitch McConnell Will Finally Let Some Judges Get Confirmed. Next Year.
Five of this year's nominees will get votes by mid-February.
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