People For the American Way

People For the American Way: Returning Senate Must Prioritize Judges


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Washington D.C. – As the Senate returns from the Memorial Day break, People For the American Way President Svante Myrick released the following statement:

“As senators return to DC, we want to be crystal clear: we’re counting on them to prioritize the confirmation of President Biden’s outstanding judicial nominees. We know the Senate faces a lot of urgent priorities. We also know there are challenges presented by far-right senators’ pledge to obstruct Senate business. But we have confidence that under Majority Leader Schumer, all those challenges can be overcome. The bottom line is that we need fair-minded federal judges who are committed to upholding our rights and the law. Confirming these judges is fundamental for the functioning of our democracy.”


About People For the American Way 

People For the American Way, a national progressive advocacy organization, inspires and mobilizes community and cultural leaders to advance Truth, Justice and the American Way. We convene courageous Americans, produce compelling media and organize campaigns to defend our democracy from authoritarian threats and advance America’s promise that everyone will enjoy freedom, safety and a vote that counts. Learn more: