Vox: A progressive group is trying to create a 2020 litmus test on judges

  Demand Justice, a progressive activist group dedicated to blocking Republican efforts to remake the federal judiciary, has issued a report card rating how Democratic senators voted on judges this past year. And it’s got some pretty harsh feedback for some presidential hopefuls. The report card includes grades generated based on how senators have voted on the […]

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The Daily Beast: Progressive Group Targets Senate Democrats for ‘Disappointing’ Responses to Trump’s Judicial Takeover

  One of the top progressive judicial groups is diving into campaign politics, purchasing online ads in early primary states attacking Democrats who’ve gone wobbly on Donald Trump’s court nominees. The group, Demand Justice, is formally releasing the first edition of what will be an annual report card on Friday. In it, they offer grades […]

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Press Release: Demand Justice Reveals New Analysis Showing Trump’s Judicial Picks Are More Extreme Than Even Past GOP Presidents’

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 24, 2019 CONTACT: press@demandjustice.org DEMAND JUSTICE REVEALS NEW ANALYSIS SHOWING TRUMP’S JUDICIAL PICKS ARE MORE EXTREME THAN EVEN PAST GOP PRESIDENTS’ Average Trump Judge Leans 20% Further Right Than Average Pick by George W. Bush WASHINGTON, DC—A new study released Thursday by Demand Justice reveals that President Donald Trump’s confirmed […]

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Vox: Study: Trump’s judicial appointees are more conservative than those of past Republican presidents

  President Donald Trump’s judicial appointees are more conservative, on average, than those nominated by former Republican presidents, according to a new study commissioned by liberal activist group Demand Justice. The study, which was conducted by progressive think tank Data for Progress, found that Trump judicial appointees were, on average, 20 percent more conservative than George […]

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CNN: White House plans to send 50 judicial nominees to new Congress

  The White House on Tuesday night announced its intention to renominate 50 judicial nominees, rekindling a battle between Republicans, who hope to capitalize on their record-breaking judicial success from the last Congress, and Democrats, who have lashed out at some of President Donald Trump’s more controversial nominees. …”Kavanaugh’s confirmation awakened progressives to the importance […]

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NPR: Trump’s Judicial Appointments Were Confirmed At Historic Pace In 2018

  The Trump administration more than doubled the number of judges it confirmed to federal appeals courts in 2018, exceeding the pace of the last five presidents and stocking the courts with lifetime appointees who could have profound consequences for civil rights, the environment and government regulations. …With that political reality in mind, left-leaning groups […]

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Press Release: New Digital Ad Plays Trump’s Attack On Dr. Blasey Ford To Ask Undecided Senate Republicans To Reject Kavanaugh

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 3, 2018 CONTACT: press@demandjustice.org NEW DIGITAL AD PLAYS TRUMP’S ATTACK ON DR. BLASEY FORD TO ASK UNDECIDED SENATE REPUBLICANS TO REJECT KAVANAUGH WASHINGTON, DC—Demand Justice released a new digital ad on Wednesday that uses the audio of President Trump mocking Dr. Christine Blasey Ford’s testimony accusing Brett Kavanaugh of sexually […]

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NBC News: Republicans wrestle with election impact of Kavanaugh controversy

  With Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation hanging in the balance, Republican operatives are growing increasingly concerned that the controversy is contributing to a larger atmosphere of dysfunction and chaos in Washington that is motivating voters against them in the midterm elections. …The liberal advocacy group Demand Justice is running television advertisements in key states […]

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CBS News: Kavanaugh accuser calls for FBI investigation before she testifies

  The woman who has accused Supreme Court Justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct, Christine Blasey Ford, is calling for an FBI investigation before testifying in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee. And Ford’s lawyers admonished the committee for scheduling the hearing so soon after her allegations became public. …Demand Justice rolled out a new ad […]

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“Enough”: TV and digital ad likening alleged sexual predators Donald Trump, Roy Moore, and Brett Kavanaugh