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Arthur Hellman in USA Today on D.C. Circuit Nomination Fight

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June 5, 2013


Professor Arthur D. Hellman discussed President Obama’s three simultaneous nominations to the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit in a story published in USA Today. Hellman said of Obama, “He’s playing for the long term here. He sees his legacy as being decided to some substantial extent by the D.C. Circuit.”

Hellman also discussed the controversy over statistics on obstruction of nominations. “The longer you go with these things, the more statistics there are to throw around,” said Hellman.    

Read the full USA Today article here.  

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