PostPartisan: judicial nominations


Posted at 05:48 PM ET, 12/12/2013

No, don’t shut up the minority on judges

Democrats had no choice about going nuclear, but they shouldn’t be eager to add more majority-imposed reforms

By Jonathan Bernstein  |  05:48 PM ET, 12/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  filibuster, judicial nominations

Posted at 07:10 PM ET, 10/31/2013

Republicans’ low blow on Obama judicial nominees -- filibuster reform next?

Republicans haven’t produced any reason strong enough to justify the way they voted on Thursday.

By Stephen Stromberg  |  07:10 PM ET, 10/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  filibuster reform, judicial nominations, obama

Posted at 02:07 PM ET, 10/31/2013

Why Democrats have to fight on filibusters now

Expect Harry Reid to go nuclear if Republicans don’t back down.

By Jonathan Bernstein  |  02:07 PM ET, 10/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  dc circuit court, filibuster, judicial nominations

Posted at 10:44 AM ET, 08/26/2013

Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Great judge, terrible political analyst

If she and Stephen Breyer care about the principles they've fought for on the bench, they should resign. Soon.

By Jonathan Bernstein  |  10:44 AM ET, 08/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  judicial nominations, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Stephen Breyer, Supreme Court

Posted at 01:17 PM ET, 06/04/2013

The nasty fight over Obama's D.C. Circuit nominees

GOP attacks miss the point. But so do Democrats'.

By Stephen Stromberg  |  01:17 PM ET, 06/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barack Obama, judicial nominations, Senate

Posted at 12:44 PM ET, 06/04/2013

The Insiders: Judicial nomination remarks show Obama is more isolated than ever

Instead of presenting a strong case for his nominees, the president resorted to attacking Republicans.

By Ed Rogers  |  12:44 PM ET, 06/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barack Obama, Congress, dc circuit court, judicial nominations, Republicans, The Insiders

Posted at 04:59 PM ET, 04/26/2013

Restore recess appointments

The Supreme Court should accept the recess appointment case and overturn the radical decision

By Jonathan Bernstein  |  04:59 PM ET, 04/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  judicial nominations, Senate

Posted at 02:39 PM ET, 04/02/2013

The moment of truth on D.C. Circuit nominations

Are Republicans determined to stop every one of Obama's picks for the critical appeals court? We're going to find out soon.

By Jonathan Bernstein  |  02:39 PM ET, 04/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  filibuster, judicial nominations, Republicans, Senate

Posted at 04:25 PM ET, 03/25/2013

President Obama, where are the judges?

He has promised to fight harder against GOP obstruction on judges, but will he?

By Jonathan Bernstein  |  04:25 PM ET, 03/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barack Obama, judicial nominations