The Nomination Gap In The Justice System

By: Monday August 9, 2010 6:30 pm

Thirty percent of US Attorney spots are either still under Bush appointees or under “acting status” and well over 100 Federal judicial seats are empty with far less that half even having a pending nominee. Republicans have put the appointment of conservative judges at the top of their agenda; Democrats and Obama need to get with the program.

 

Obama’s Relentless Abandonment of Progressive Nominees

By: Sunday August 8, 2010 6:30 am

Like they did to Dawn Johnsen, the Obama White House has hung absolutely outstanding progressive nominees Goodwin Liu and Edward Chen out to dry, and are well on their way to doing the same with Elizabeth Warren. It is a pathetic track record on progressive nominees.

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