NBC: Progressive group launches ads hitting Michael Bennet on judicial nominations

WASHINGTON — Demand Justice, a progressive group fighting President Donald Trump’s judicial nominations, is elevating its battle with Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Colo., over the issue with a new spate of advertisements targeting Bennet’s presidential bid.  The group has been a regular critic of Bennet’s, giving him an ‘F’ grade on its scorecard ranking lawmakers’ “willingness […]

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The Hill: Senate confirms Trump’s 100th judicial nominee

Senate Republicans this week confirmed President Trump‘s 100th judicial nominee. The milestone marks the latest victory for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), who views the courts as the party’s best shot at having a long-term impact on the direction of the country and who has made confirming Trump’s picks a top priority. …Demand Justice, a progressive outside […]

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Press Release: Demand Justice Statement on Senate GOP Going Nuclear to Pack the Courts with More Trump Judges

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEApril 3, 2019 CONTACT: press@demandjustice.org DEMAND JUSTICE STATEMENT ON SENATE GOP GOING NUCLEAR TO PACK THE COURTS WITH MORE TRUMP JUDGES WASHINGTON, DC—Demand Justice Executive Director Brian Fallon released the following statement on Wednesday after Senate Republicans invoked the so-called “nuclear option” in order to change the Senate’s rules and hasten the confirmation of […]

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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 Releases First Annual Report Card Grading Senate Democrats’ Voting Records on Trump Judges

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMarch 15, 2019 CONTACT: press@demandjustice.org DEMAND JUSTICE RELEASES FIRST ANNUAL REPORT CARD GRADING SENATE DEMOCRATS’ VOTING RECORDS ON TRUMP JUDGES High-Ranking Dems Among Worst Performers; 2020 Contenders Warren, Booker, Sanders, Gillibrand, Harris Rate Highly but Klobuchar, Bennet Earn F’s Demand Justice to Run Ads in Home States of Lowest-Scoring Democrats and in IA, NH, SC […]

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Press Release: Demand Justice Statement on McConnell Plan to Use Nuclear Option to Pack Courts with Extreme Trump Judges

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 6, 2019 CONTACT: press@demandjustice.org DEMAND JUSTICE STATEMENT ON MCCONNELL PLAN TO USE NUCLEAR OPTION TO PACK COURTS WITH EXTREME TRUMP JUDGES WASHINGTON, DC—Brian Fallon, Executive Director of Demand Justice, released the following statement Wednesday in response to reports that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s plans to invoke the “nuclear option” […]

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“Oppose Trump’s Judges:” Digital ad praises Senators Kamala Harris and Kirsten Gillibrand for pledging to oppose all of Trump’s federal appeals courts nominees and pressures other Democrats to follow suit