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  •  Judges matter (5+ / 0-)
    Total Federal Judges: 875

    Current Vacancies: 86 (16 circuit, 70 district)

    Future Vacancies: 17

    Judicial Emergencies: 32

    Pending Nominees: 37 (7 circuit, 30 district)

    Waiting for Floor Vote: 19 (3 circuit, 16 district)

    Unanimous Committee Vote: 16

    Judge Edith Jones was just 36 years old when nominated by Ronald Reagan in 1985. 62 now, she could serve another 25 years.

    This is why it is so damned important that President Obama's judges get approved by the Senate.

    "Here is my principle: Taxes shall be levied according to ability to pay. That is the only American principle." Franklin D. Roosevelt

    by bear83 on Tue Jan 10, 2012 at 03:26:47 PM PST

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