The one Biden priority Democrats are confident they can get done

Posted on AllSides June 15th, 2021
From The Left
US Senate, federal judges

Democrats are surprisingly confident about at least one item on President Joe Biden’s agenda: confirming judges.

After four years of watching Senate Republicans install more than 220 of former President Donald Trump’s picks on the federal bench, Democrats are ramping up their approvals of Biden's nominees. The Senate on Monday confirmed Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to replace now-Attorney General Merrick Garland on the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals, considered second only to the Supreme Court in its nationwide reach.

Jackson, widely viewed as a potential high court nominee, is Biden’s...

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