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202 Days

That’s how long Judge Morgan Christen had to wait for a confirmation vote before she was approved 95–3 for a seat on the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Indeed, she had to wait this long despite the fact that her nomination was so completely uncontroversial that even Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT), the guy who thinks federal child labor laws, Social Security and Medicare are unconstitutional, couldn’t find a reason to object to her.

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