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    total 70 - 15 (out of 179 total) on US Courts of Appeals, and 55 (out of 678 total) on US District Courts.

    Republican presidents have appointed 100 of the current appeals court judges, to just 64 by Democratic presidents:

    56 - W
    58 - Clinton
    21 - GHWB
    22 - Reagan
    6 - Carter
    1 - Ford/Nixon

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