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Elizabeth Warren To Obama: Stop Nominating So Many Corporatists

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Warren pointed out that after the Senate voted to eliminate the filibuster for judicial nominees, it could be easier for the Senate to confirm such judges.

"[I]t's unsurprising that the president and a majority of the Senate gravitated to nominating corporate lawyers…that most conservative senators could not object to," she said. "We have an opportunity to…fight for something that balances the playing field in the other direction."

Alliance for Justice released a report Thursday on the President's judicial nominees. Seventy-one percent of the judges he nominated primarily represented corporate interests.