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For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
October 30, 2002

President Announces Plan for Timely Consideration of Judicial Nominees

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President's Remarks
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Today the President outlined his plan to ensure timely consideration of judicial nominees. The President calls on the Senate and the Judiciary to join him in adopting this plan and applying it both now and in the future, no matter who is President or which party controls the Senate. The objective is to fix, on a permanent and bipartisan basis, a judicial confirmation process that is clearly broken.

The Current Crisis

The President's Proposal

This President's plan requires specific commitments from everyone involved in the nomination and confirmation of federal judges:

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