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  •  Is that because of the geography or (0+ / 0-)

    because of just the availability of openings at the time?

    •  It is just availability of openings (0+ / 0-)

      The president can appoint judges when vacancies come up. But a lot of judges choose not to retire until a president of their party is in office. This is why Obama has been replacing a lot of Carter appointees, and not so many Reagan appointees.

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