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Obama Withdraws Appeals Court Pick

President Barack Obama withdrew his nomination of Caitlin Halligan to a federal appeals court Friday, handing a victory to Republicans in the Senate who twice blocked his pick for the key judicial post.

03/22/2013

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Court: Obama Labor Relations Appointments Unconstitutional

A federal appeals court has ruled that President Barack Obama violated the Constitution when he bypassed the Senate to fill vacancies on a labor relations panel.

01/25/2013

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