Senate Democrats, who may be thinking there is not much time before the 2022 midterm elections, are doing their best to assist President Joe Biden in pushing through his picks for judges to the federal bench.
And Biden is moving at a breakneck speed. So much so, that Biden has gotten more of his judges installed at this point of his presidency than any other president in the last 40 years.
So far, nine of 33 nominees have been confirmed, seven of those have already been sworn in, and 14 others are awaiting a floor vote in the Senate.
Former President Donald Trump at this point in his first year had only five judges confirmed, (including Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch) but ultimately placed 234 judges to lifetime appointments, including three Supreme Court Justices.