Reuters/Kevin Lamarque - President Barack Obama speaks from the Rose Garden of the White House to announce his three nominees to fill vacancies on the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, June 4, 2013.

Blog Post | FixGov’s Review of 2013: Government Dysfunction at its Worst

Judicial Nominations and Confirmations: Fact and Fiction

December 30, 2013, Russell Wheeler

Russell Wheeler looks back on 2013, arguing that few federal government problems got fixed in 2013 with the process for nominating and confirming federal judges as no exception. In this brief year-end wrap-up, Wheeler puts this year’s developments into perspective as he cites a few salient figures drawn from tabulations at the end of the piece.

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