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Senate Finally Confirms Restrepo, Obama Nominates Two to Seventh Circuit

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

The U.S. Senate on Monday confirmed (82-6) Judge Luis Felipe Restrepo to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. Restrepo, who was nominated to fill the vacancy by President Obama in November 2014, is the first Latino from Pennsylvania to serve on the Third Circuit Court and just the second circuit court judge … Read More

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White Finally Confirmed to Federal Bench in Missouri

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Nearly 15 years after a thwarted nomination for a seat on the same bench, the Senate today confirmed the nomination of Ronnie White to serve on the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri. White, who was nominated by President Obama last November, was first nominated by President Clinton in 1997 and again … Read More

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Senate Confirms Wilkins to Fill Final D.C. Circuit Vacancy

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

The Senate voted 55-43 on Monday to confirm Robert Wilkins to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. Wilkins is the third of President Obama’s nominees to be confirmed to the nation’s second most important court since the Senate changed its filibuster rules in November. “The Leadership Conference believes Judge Wilkins’ record makes … Read More

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Pillard Approved to Fill Second of Three D.C. Circuit Vacancies

Thursday, December 12, 2013

The Senate voted 51-44 early Thursday morning to confirm Cornelia “Nina” Pillard to the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals, becoming the second of President Obama’s three nominees to the court to be confirmed since the Senate changed its filibuster rules. Pillard is also the seventh woman to serve on the D.C. Circuit, a court that … Read More

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