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Senators debate Obama’s judicial nominations

President Barack Obama is the only president of the last five whose federal Circuit and District Court nominees waited more than half a year to be confirmed after being nominated, according to a new report. Barry J. McMillion, an analyst ...

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Obama names court nominee from SDNY

President Barack Obama on Thursday nominated two people for federal judgeships: Gregory Howard Woods for the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York; and Judge Madeline Hughes Haikala, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama. ...

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President issues Law Day proclamation

President Barack Obama reflected on “our long journey toward equality for all” this week and issued a proclamation in honor of Law Day, declaring Wednesday to be Law Day USA. “As a nation, we are bound together not by the ...

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Obama reaches out to congressional GOP

WASHINGTON — Enveloped by political gridlock, President Barack Obama reached out to rank-and-file Republicans, hosting GOP senators for dinner Wednesday night and then visiting Capitol Hill next week for separate meetings with Senate and House Republicans. A congressional aide said the ...

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Obama to police: Help pass gun laws

WASHINGTON, D.C. — President Barack Obama kept up pressure on Congress on Monday to pass tough new gun legislation, seeking help from law enforcement leaders in three communities that have suffered the horrors of mass shootings. At a White House ...

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