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WASHINGTON — Texas congressional Democrats are lashing out at the White House for foot-dragging on judicial appointments that have caused backlogs in federal courts already strained by increased drug and immigration cases.
The crisis is most acute in the Houston-based Southern Judicial District of Texas and the San Antonio-based Western District. Four of six open judgeships are in border-area courts that carry some of the highest caseloads in the country.
“There is definitely a problem at the White House with priority in getting these vacancies in Texas completed,” said Rep. Lloyd Doggett, D-Austin, the point person on judicial affairs for the state's Democratic delegation.
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