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Biden pick for Colorado’s federal bench would be first openly gay LGBT woman to serve as district court judge in the West

By Aamer Madhani, The Associated Press WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden is nominating a Vermont judge who played a critical role in paving the way for the legalization of same-sex marriage to become the first openly LGBT woman to serve on any federal circuit court. Biden has tapped Beth Robinson, an associate justice on the […]

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Colorado’s U.S. senators recommend three candidates to Biden for vacancy on Denver’s federal bench

U.S. Sens. Michael Bennet and John Hickenlooper recommended three candidates — Kenzo Kawanabe, Charlotte Sweeney and Nina Wang — to President Joe Biden to fill a vacancy on the federal bench in Colorado. The candidate chosen would fill Judge R. Brooke Jackson’s seat, which will open when he takes senior status in September.  “All three […]