GOP senators again block Halligan nomination to D.C. Circuit

, The National Law Journal


Republicans once again blocked the nomination of Caitlin Halligan to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit on Wednesday, calling into question whether she might ever get a confirmation vote.

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  • Avon

    This woman would be a truly fine appeals judge.
    Sure, she's had some strong opinions, but she "gets it" about what judges do, and there's every reason to believe she'll do the job fairly and superbly.
    The reasons to oppose her are purely political.
    Thank goodness the President has the guts to not just fold and say that a filibuster means the conversation is over! By definition, a filibuster means it is NOT over.

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