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REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque - U.S. President Barack Obama pauses during a speech in Hanover, Germany April 25, 2016.
Obama’s April judicial nominations are unlikely to be confirmed, despite substantial precedent
May 3, 2016, Russell Wheeler
On April 28, President Obama sent the Senate eight district court nominations, bringing the total to 12 district nominees in April. In this post, Russell Wheeler shows why the confirmation of these nominations is increasingly unlikely.
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