Hispanic Caucus Slams Delay In Latino Judge Confirmations

By Aebra Coe (December 14, 2015, 6:35 PM EST) -- Members of Congress' Hispanic caucus accused their fellow lawmakers Friday of blocking the confirmation of four Latino federal judicial nominees, saying Republicans have delayed a vote on placing presidential picks on the bench in New Jersey, Georgia, the Court of Federal Claims and the Third Circuit.

The four Latino judicial nominees have been waiting for a collective 1,300 days for a final vote by Congress that would confirm them as federal judges, a statement released by the Congressional Hispanic Caucus said Friday.

"We should be doing everything possible to create a more diverse judicial system that looks like and truly represents...

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