26, Jul 2014 - Yakima, WA Supreme Court rebukes Obama on recess appointments
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Thursday limited the president's power to fill high-level vacancies with temporary appointments, ruling in favor of Senate Republicans in their partisan clash with President Barack Obama.
02, Apr 2014 - Yakima, WA Kennewick judge gets Senate hearing for federal position
Benton-Franklin Superior Court Judge Salvador Mendoza Jr. could become the first Latino judge to serve on the federal district court for Eastern Washington.
01, Apr 2014 - Senate holds hearing on Eastern Washington judicial nominee
Thu, 13 Mar 2014 20:03:04 GMT Yakima Herald-Republic WASHINGTON, D.C. — A Senate committee is holding a hearing this morning on the nomination of a Tri-Cities judge to serve on the federal bench. Salvador Mendoza was nominated by President Obama to fill an Eastern Washington vacancy in U.S. District Court. ...