Republicans Block Black Federal Appeals Court Nominee

November 20, 2013   // 0 Comments

by Frederick H. Lowe Senate Republicans on Monday blocked the nomination of Judge Robert Wilkins to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, the second-most powerful court in the land, after the United States Supreme Court. Wilkins is the third of President Barack Obama's nominees to the D.C. Circuit that Republicans have blocked. The others are Patricia Millett, an appeals...

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