DDay already noted Peter Diamond’s op-ed withdrawing his nomination as a Fed Governor. But I wanted to emphasize one thing: It is time for me to withdraw, as I plan to inform the White House. It appears that this very public complaint was how Diamond informed the White House he was withdrawing–not a discrete phone [...]
|By: bmaz Tuesday May 17, 2011 11:01 pm|
Goodwin Liu will finally get a vote Thursday on cloture for his nomination to the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals. It will be a tough road, but Liu is worth the fight.
|By: bmaz Monday August 9, 2010 12:58 pm|
30% of US Attorney spots are either still under Bush appointees or under “acting status” and well over 100 Federal judicial seats are empty with far less that half even having a pending nominee. Republicans have put the appointment of conservative judges at the top of their agenda; Democrats and Obama need to get with the program.
|By: bmaz Saturday August 7, 2010 8:37 pm|
Like they did to Dawn Johnsen, the Obama White House has hung absolutely outstanding progressive nominees Goodwin Liu and Edward Chen out to dry, and are well on their way to doing the same with Elizabeth Warren. It is a pathetic track record on progressive nominees.