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The New York Times has the scoop on a sweeping set of federal judge nominations President Trump is slated to announce tomorrow, the first in what are expected to be routine rounds of appointments to fill out the courts.

It could take a while: The Times notes there are more than 120 openings on the lower courts.

U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals:John K. Bush - 6thJoan L. Larsen - 6th Amy Coney Barrett - 7th David R. Stras - 8th Kevin C. Newsom - 11th District Judges:Dabney L FriedrichTerry F. MoorerDavid C. NyeScott L. Palk U.S. Court of Federal Claims:Damien M. Schiff

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