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‘Lunacy’: Democrats Risk Running Out of Time to Confirm Federal Judges

June 29, 2022

This excerpt is from a piece that originally ran on June 29, 2022.

To speed up the process, Rakim Brooks, president of progressive advocacy group Alliance for Justice, suggested to Bloomberg that the committee confirm judicial nominees by order of priority rather than holding hearings with two circuit and three district court nominees at each confirmation hearing, which the panel plans to hold every two weeks while the Senate is in session.

“At a bare minimum, they’ve got to fill all of the circuit court seats, and that’s not sort of how they’re tracking,” Brooks told Bloomberg.

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