The running fight between the White House and Democrats over appellate court nominees has escalated with Sen. Edward Kennedy's warning to the 11th Circuit that its decisions will be tainted if it allows President Bush's controversial recess appointment to immediately begin deciding cases. Kennedy wrote the circuit judges that "a serious question exists" about the constitutionality of William H. Pryor Jr.'s holiday recess appointment.
Ted Kennedy as Appeals Strategist
Daily Business Review
March 15, 2004