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L-R Biden judicial nominees Florence Pan, Regina Rodriquez and Zahid Quraishi. Pan (Diego Radzinschi/ALM), Rodriguez (Courtesy Photo), Quaraishi (Courtesy Photo).

Breaking Down the Biden Noms

With President Joe Biden now having nominated 20 federal judges, let’s take a look back at how his nominees compare to the first 20 put forward by his predecessors Barack Obama and Donald Trump.