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Judge Shortage Delays Disability Cases

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Judge Shortage Delays Disability Cases

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Judge Shortage Delays Disability Cases

Judge Shortage Delays Disability Cases

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There's a shortage of administrative judges to hear people's Social Security disability appeals. That's meant some people wait for years without benefits. But new judges can't be hired until the Bush administration and Congress settle their differences over the budget.

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