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Obama Reveals 'Spoiler Free' Insight on Next SCOTUS Justice

The political gridlock to nominate Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia’s successor is becoming much more difficult with President Barack Obama and Senate Republicans disagreeing on the nomination process.
Chuck Grassley

Latino Judicial Nominee Dax Eric Lopez Deserves Senate Confirmation Hearing,' Says Civil Rights Coalition

A civil rights coalition, comprising of 200 national organizations, released a letter to two senators concerning the gridlock of a Latino judicial nominee.
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US Senate Confirms Latino Judicial Nominee John Michael Vazquez

The U.S. Senate has confirmed Latino judicial nominee John Michael Vazquez on Wednesday evening to serve as a judge in the Federal District Court in the District of New Jersey.
Barack Obama

Progress, Setbacks for Obama's Latino Judicial Nominees

There appears to be progress and setbacks with President Barack Obama's Latino judicial nominees.
Senate Minority Leader Senator Harry Reid (D-NV) (L) and Senate Majority Leader Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY)

Senate Judicial Confirmation Vote for Judge Luis Felipe Restrepo Set for January 2016

After more than a year in limbo, the Senate judicial confirmation vote for Judge Luis Felipe Restrepo is officially set for early 2016.
Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) (L) and Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) senate judiciary committee

One Year Later: Obama's Latino Judicial Nominees Still Waits Senate Confirmation

More than a year has passed since President Barack Obama nominated a Latino judge for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit in Pennsylvania, and the U.S. Senate has yet to confirm him.
Patrick Leahy

Sen. Patrick Leahy Calls on Senators to Confirm Latino Judicial Nominees

As the U.S. celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month, Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., has called for his fellow senators to confirm several Latino judicial nominees -- supported by the non-partisan Hispanic National Bar Association.
Pat Toomey

Senate Democrats Urge Majority Leader to Schedule Judicial Confirmation Votes

Senate Democrats have urged Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., to speed up the judicial nomination process, especially for the 31 "judicial emergency vacancies" that are reportedly affecting communities.
Rand Paul

Senate Confirms First Latina to Federal Court of Appeals, Latino Judge Luis Felipe Restrepo Awaits Confirmation Vote

The U.S. Senate voted and approved the first Latina to serve on the Federal Circuit Court, but one other Latino nominee still awaits his confirmation vote amidst political gridlock.
Pat Toomey

Senate Judicial Confirmation Hearing: GOP Senate Vote for Judge Luis Felipe Restrepo Delayed Further?

The U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary has finally scheduled an executive meeting for a vote on Judge Luis Felipe Restrepo for the Third Circuit Court of Appeals. Although the Judiciary Committee announced the vote on the agenda, an actual vote on President Barack Obama's judicial nominee is not guaranteed.
Pat Toomey

Judge Luis Felipe Restrepo Finally Undergoes Senate Judicial Committee Nomination Hearing As Kara Farnandez Stoll Awaits Senate Vote

Judge Luis Felipe Restrepo, currently serving for the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, finally had his Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Wednesday to potentially serve on U.S. Third Circuit Court of Appeals. Meanwhile, Kara Farnandez Stoll is still waiting for the Senate's confirmation vote, nearly seven months after President Barack Obama nominated both Latinos.
Rand Paul

Luis Restrepo Nomination Hearing Scheduled for Next Week After Months of Delays

The U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary has scheduled a hearing on the nomination of Judge Luis Felipe Restrepo for the Third Circuit Court after several months of delays.
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