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Ask the Expert: Why Aren’t Judicial Nominees Being Confirmed?

Unprecedented Obstruction Must End

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What is the judicial confirmation process like? Is it strange that fewer than half of President Obama’s nominees have been confirmed? What’s holding up the judicial nominations?

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For more on judicial confirmations, see:

Falling off a Cliff

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