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Posted by: Barry Kolar on Apr 30, 2014

With some polls now showing Republicans with a greater chance of reclaiming control of the Senate, the White House and Senate Democrats are moving aggressively to make appointments and get judicial nominees approved, the New York Times reports. At the White House, three lawyers in the counsel’s office are working full time vetting and processing nominees and potential nominees. That effort is being countered by some Senate Republicans, who are openly threatening to hold up or halt the confirmation process altogether to deprive the president of his picks.