PAGOP Reads: Blue Slips Become Issue in Senate


Written By: Paul Engelkemier, PoliticsPA

Date: July 11, 2017

“Republicans at the national and state level are targeting Democratic Senators who have been withholding “blue slips” and preventing federal appeals court nominees from moving forward in the Senate. ”

Senator Bob Casey is one of the Senators who has been withholding his blue slip on Stephanos Bibas, a law professor from the University of Pennsylvania, who was nominated to the Third Circuit.”