@ Brookings Podcast: Obama’s Nominees to Federal Judgeships Lag

The pace of confirmations to the federal bench has slowed in recent years, and President Obama’s nominees to the federal district courts and appeals courts have faced considerable partisan resistance. Visiting Fellow Russ Wheeler says historically, well-qualified presidential nominees were routinely confirmed to the bench, but that’s no longer the case.

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