Biden Made His First Judicial Picks This Week, Including A Supreme Court Contender : The NPR Politics Podcast President Biden announced his first judicial nominees this week, including one judge seen as a possible candidate for the Supreme Court. Biden's staff says the president sees filling judicial seats as a top priority, but will his picks make it through Congress?

Plus, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez tells NPR that the size of Biden's $2 trillion infrastructure plan is "disappointing," but she and other progressive leaders see the proposal as evidence of the Green New Deal's influence on climate policy.

This episode: congressional correspondent Susan Davis, national justice correspondent Carrie Johnson, legal affairs correspondent Nina Totenberg, political reporter Danielle Kurtzleben and White House correspondent Scott Detrow.

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Biden Made His First Judicial Picks This Week, Including A Supreme Court Contender

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Biden Made His First Judicial Picks This Week, Including A Supreme Court Contender

Biden Made His First Judicial Picks This Week, Including A Supreme Court Contender

Biden Made His First Judicial Picks This Week, Including A Supreme Court Contender

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President Biden announced his first judicial nominees this week, including one judge seen as a possible candidate for the Supreme Court. Biden's staff says the president sees filling judicial seats as a top priority, but will his picks make it through Congress?

Plus, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez tells NPR that the size of Biden's $2 trillion infrastructure plan is "disappointing," but she and other progressive leaders see the proposal as evidence of the Green New Deal's influence on climate policy.

This episode: congressional correspondent Susan Davis, national justice correspondent Carrie Johnson, legal affairs correspondent Nina Totenberg, political reporter Danielle Kurtzleben and White House correspondent Scott Detrow.

Connect:
Subscribe to the NPR Politics Podcast here.
Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org
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Listen to our playlist The NPR Politics Daily Workout.
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