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Federal Judges

  1. Why Conservatives Care More About Keeping the Senate Than the HouseThe power to confirm federal judges is the GOP’s most valuable resource.
  2. White House Withdraws Ghost-Hunting Lawyer’s Nomination to Federal JudgeshipBrett Talley faced criticism over his lack of experience and his failure to disclose that his wife works in the White House.
  3. Senate Panel Votes to Make Blogger With No Trial Experience a Federal JudgeBrett Talley is 36 and has never tried a case. But he has written hot takes about “Hillary Rotten Clinton.”
  4. Comey Statement Shows President Doesn’t Know or Care About Limits to His PowerRegardless of what the president said to the FBI director, his insistence on inappropriate direct meetings amplifies his lack of respect for the law.
  5. Trump Is Going to Lose It When He Finds Out About This Obscure Senate RuleHe has just nominated ten federal judges. Democratic senators can use the arcane “blue slip” practice to block three.