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REUTERS/Carlos Barria - U.S. President Barack Obama listens as Spain's King Felipe VI (not pictured) talks to reporters during a visit at the White House in Washington September 15, 2015.

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2015-16 judicial confirmation slowdowns has little precedent in Reagan, Clinton, and Bush administrations

September 18, 2015, Russell Wheeler

In this post, Russell Wheeler argues that the Senate Republican's aggressive slowdown in judicial confirmations this year is contrary to the trends of previous presidencies. Wheeler compares the last two years of the Reagan, Clinton, and Bush administrations with Obama's current confirmation rate. 

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