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  • "It has reached the point where judges are being voted on for political reasons, not qualifications. You do that, you're going to destroy the integrity of the federal courts," says Sen. Patrick J. Leahy, Vermont Democrat and chairman of the Judiciary Committee (associated press)

    GOP filibusters another Obama nominee for federal court

    Republican senators on Tuesday filibustered another of President Obama's nominees to the federal appeals court in Washington, escalating the battle over judges and leaving Democrats enraged and vowing to push again to change the chamber's rules.

  • Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, Nevada Democrat, speaks May 21, 2013, during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington following the Democratic policy luncheon. (Associated Press)

    Reid: D.C. court needs Obama nominees for ideological balance

    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said Wednesday that he will push to confirm more judges to the federal appeals court in Washington after that court ruled this year that President Obama's broad use of recess appointment powers was unconstitutional.

  • Albrecht Gero Muth has often donned a military costume and claimed to be a secret agent and Iraqi army general. Mr. Muth, 47, has been charged with second-degree murder in connection with the death of his wife, Viola Herms Drath. (Mai Photo News Agency)

    Muth doctors ask for more time to evaluate him before trial

    The doctors evaluating Georgetown socialite Albrecht Muth told a D.C. Superior Court judge that they need more time and more information about the self-proclaimed "Count Albi" before they can determine whether he is competent to stand trial on charges of murdering his wife.

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