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McConnell promises to speed pace on judicial nominees

In this Sept. 5, 2017 photo, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., right, listens as President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with Congressional leaders and administration officials in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

WASHINGTON — The Senate’s top Republican, facing increasing pressure from conservative groups, is promising to upend a longstanding Senate tradition in order to speed the confirmation pace on a backlog of President Donald Trump’s judicial nominees. Conservative activists such as ...

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Judicial candidates lining up for state and local races

Monroe County GOP officials unveil some of their judicial candidates. From left, Charles A. Schiano Jr., Sam L. Valleriani, Monroe County Republican Chairman Bill Reilich, and Stacey M. Romeo. Reilich endorsed these three candidatyes, but others could still come forward to seek the party’s endorsement, Reilich said. (Bennett Loudon)

Election Day is about 11 months away, but state and local judicial candidates are already lining up for a place on the ballot. Two Democrats — Matthew Nafus and Melissa Barrett — have announced their intentions to run for Monroe County ...

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Judicial candidates make their cases

Family Court candidate Nathan Van Loon, in the foreground, speaks as Family Court Judge Dandrea Ruhlmann, candidate Juan Nevarez and County Court candidates Paul Irving and Christopher Ciaccio look on. Mike Murphy

Candidates for elected judicial offices spoke on issues dealing with the importance of belonging to legal groups and how they would promote professionalism among attorneys and the bench. The candidates who are seeking a judgeship for the first time also ...

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Union endorses judicial candidates

The Service Employees International Union Local 200 United has endorsed judicial candidates in the November general election in regions throughout the state. Greece town justice candidate Gregg H. Redmond, Democrat; Monroe County Court judge candidates Christopher S. Ciaccio, Democrat, and ...

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