Bloomberg Law
Dec. 30, 2020, 11:31 PM

Biden Seeks Democratic Senator Input to Move Judges Quickly

Madison Alder
Madison Alder

President-elect Joe Biden’s transition team is asking Democratic senators to send in their picks for judicial vacancies promptly, signaling a sense of urgency progressives had sought.

Incoming White House counsel Dana Remus asked for “highly qualified and diverse candidates for U.S. Attorney, U.S. Marshal, and U.S. District Court nominations” in a Dec. 22 letter to Democratic senators obtained by Bloomberg Law. HuffPost had reported on the letter earlier Wednesday.

Remus asked that senators send in selections for U.S. District Court seats within 45 days of a new vacancy in their state. She also asked that senators send in three names ...

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