Jan 28, 2022 - Politics & Policy

Senate Judiciary Committee delays hearing for Biden's shortlisted SCOTUS pick

Photo of J. Michelle Childs looking ahead at a hearing
Judge J. Michelle Childs is seen on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, April 16, 2010, during her nomination hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee. Photo: Charles Dharapak/AP Photo.

The Senate Judiciary Committee is delaying Tuesday's hearing for J. Michelle Childs, President Biden's judicial nominee for the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals, ABC News reports.

Why it matters: Childs, who has served on the federal bench in South Carolina since 2010, is considered a leading candidate for Biden's Supreme Court pick.

The big picture: The committee will instead address pending district court nominees during the Tuesday hearing.

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