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  •  Blue state nominees needed (1+ / 0-)
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    roadbear

    These 20 Blue state judicial vacancies have no home state Republican senators to blue slip nominees:

    Circuit/District     Incumbent     Vacancy Reason     Vacancy Date
    01 - MA     Wolf,Mark L.     Senior     01/01/2013       
    01 - MA     Ponsor,Michael A.     Senior     08/15/2011       
    01 - PR     Dominguez,Daniel R.     Senior     07/31/2011       
    02 - CT     Kravitz,Mark R.     Deceased     10/01/2012       
    02 - NYS     Jones,Barbara S.     Retired     12/31/2012       
    02 - NYW     Siragusa,Charles J.     Senior     12/15/2012       
    06 - MIE     Edmunds,Nancy G.     Senior     08/01/2012       
    06 - MIE     Steeh III,George Caram     Senior     01/29/2013       
    06 - MIE     Cleland,Robert H.     Senior     03/01/2013       
    06 - MIE     Battani,Marianne O.     Senior     06/09/2012       
    09 - CAE     Ishii,Anthony W.     Senior     10/31/2012       
    09 - CAN     Position Open     New Position     10/03/2011       
    09 - CAN     Ware,James     Retired     08/31/2012       
    09 - CAS     Gonzalez,Irma E.     Senior     03/29/2013       
    09 - MT     Cebull,Richard F.     Senior     03/18/2013       
    09 - MT     Haddon,Sam E.     Senior     12/31/2012       
    09 - WAE     Shea,Edward F.     Senior     06/07/2012       
    DC - CCA     Sentelle,David Bryan     Senior     02/12/2013       
    DC - CCA     Ginsburg,Douglas H.     Senior     10/14/2011       
    DC - CCA     Roberts Jr.,John G.     Elevated     09/29/2005   
       

    http://www.uscourts.gov/...

    These 5 future vacancies in Blue States also have no nominees:

    Circuit/District     Incumbent     Vacancy Reason     Vacancy Date

    04 - MD     Titus,Roger W.     Senior     01/17/2014       
    04 - MD     Williams Jr.,Alexander     Senior     05/08/2013       
    04 - VAE     Spencer,James R.     Senior     03/25/2014       
    09 - CAN     Illston,Susan Yvonne     Senior     07/01/2013       
    DC - DC     Lamberth,Royce C.     Senior     07/15/2013

    http://www.uscourts.gov/...

    Republicans definitely deserve about 90% of the blame for judicial vacancies, but Blue state Democrats and the Obama Admin have at least 25 seats they should be able to fill without Senate blue slips coming into play.

    Filibuster reform, 2013 - woulda, coulda, shoulda.

    by bear83 on Tue Apr 30, 2013 at 06:13:25 PM PDT

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