By Jimmy Hoover and Michael Macagnone | October 3, 2017, 4:35 PM EDT
Updated Dec. 15, 2017 11:15 a.m. | President Donald Trump has an unusual opportunity to reshape the federal judiciary as the number of vacancies at the start of his term was higher than for any president in the past three decades.
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judges There were only about 40 federal court vacancies when President Barack Obama took office in January...