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Obama's Nominees For Federal Court Vacancies

A look at President Barack Obama's nominees to fill federal court vacancies:

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NOMINEES CONFIRMED

_ Sonia Sotomayor, Supreme Court, nominated June 1, confirmed Aug. 6.

_ Gerard Lynch, 2nd Circuit, nominated April 2, confirmed Sept. 17.

_ Jeffrey L. Viken, district judge-South Dakota, nominated June 25, confirmed Sept. 29.

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APPEALS COURT NOMINEES AWAITING CONFIRMATION

_ Joseph A. Greenaway, 3rd Circuit, nominated June 19.

_ Thomas I. Vanaskie, 3rd Circuit, nominated Aug. 6.

_ Andre M. Davis, 4th Circuit, nominated April 2.

_ Barbara Milano Keenan, 4th Circuit, nominated Sept. 14.

_ Jane Branstetter Stranch, 6th Circuit, nominated Aug. 6.

_ David F. Hamilton, 7th Circuit, nominated March 17.

_ Beverly Baldwin Martin, 11th Circuit, nominated June 19.

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DISTRICT COURT NOMINEES AWAITING CONFIRMATION

_ Irene Cornelia Berger, district judge-West Virginia, nominated July 8.

_ Louis Butler Jr., district judge-Wisconsin, nominated Sept. 30.

_ Edward Milton Chen, district judge-California, nominated Aug. 6.

_ Charlene Edwards Honeywell, district judge-Florida, nominated June 25.

_ Dolly M. Gee, district judge-California, nominated Aug. 6.

_ Abdul K. Kallon, district judge-Alabama, nominated July 31.

_ Roberto A. Lange, district judge-South Dakota, nominated July 8.

_ Jacqueline H. Nguyen, district judge-California, nominated July 31.

_ Richard Seeborg, district judge-California, nominated Aug. 6.