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Want a lasting peace to end the nomination battles? Presidents need to appoint more independent nominees.

In 2008, 8 federal court vacancies have been officially designated as "emergencies." This year, 25 were.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Jul 11, 2013
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There are two theories of Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's threat to go nuclear and limit or even eliminate filibusters against executive-branch nominees.

  • Ezra Klein and Evan Soltas
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  • Jul 10, 2013
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