Category: Federal

  • Federal Register weekly update: Tops 12,000 pages

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    The Federal Register is a daily journal of federal government activity that includes presidential documents, proposed and final rules, and public notices. It is a common measure of an administration’s regulatory activity, accounting for both regulatory and deregulatory actions. The Federal Register hit an all-time high of 95,894 pages in 2016. This week’s Federal Register…

  • Trump campaign has outraised Biden campaign in Pennsylvania

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    Donald Trump (R) has raised the most money from Pennsylvania state of all presidential candidates, with $2.14 million raised since the start of the campaign cycle. Trump raised $502,595 in the fourth quarter of 2023. Joe Biden (D) has raised the next most from Pennsylvania, with $1.5 million since the start of the campaign and…

  • Trump campaign has outraised Biden campaign in Michigan

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    Donald Trump (R) has raised the most money from Michigan state of all presidential candidates, with $1.6 million raised since the start of the campaign cycle. Trump raised $393,092 in the fourth quarter of 2023. Joe Biden (D) has raised the next most from Michigan, with $664,325 since the start of the campaign and $334,659…

  • Trump campaign has outraised Haley campaign in Wisconsin

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    Donald Trump (R) has raised the most money from Wisconsin of all presidential candidates, with $631,964 raised since the start of the campaign cycle. Trump raised $146,844 in the fourth quarter of 2023. Nikki Haley (R) has raised the next most from Wisconsin, with $508,509 since the start of the campaign and $246,244 in the…

  • Trump campaign has outraised Haley campaign in Georgia

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    Donald Trump (R) has raised the most money from Georgia state of all presidential candidates, with $1.92 million raised since the start of the campaign cycle. Trump raised $414,626 in the fourth quarter of 2023. Nikki Haley (R) has raised the next most from Georgia, with $1.43 million since the start of the campaign and…

  • Biden campaign has outraised Trump campaign in Colorado

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    Joe Biden (D) has raised the most money from Colorado state of all presidential candidates, with $1.1 million raised since the start of the campaign cycle. Biden raised $628,617 in the fourth quarter of 2023. Donald Trump (R) has raised the next most from Colorado, with $1.07 million since the start of the campaign and…

  • Weekly unemployment insurance claims fall to 218,000

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    New applications for U.S. unemployment insurance benefits fell 9,000 for the week ending February 3 to a seasonally adjusted 218,000. The previous week’s figure was revised up by 3,000 to 227,000. The four-week moving average as of February 3 rose 3,750 from the previous week’s revised average to 212,250. The number of continuing unemployment insurance…

  • Biden campaign has outraised Trump campaign in Washington state

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    Joe Biden (D) has raised the most money from Washington state of all presidential candidates, with $2.19 million raised since the start of the campaign cycle. Biden raised $746,495 in the fourth quarter of 2023. Donald Trump (R) has raised the next most from Washington, with $1.44 million since the start of the campaign and…

  • Biden has successfully appointed 205 federal judges through February 1 of his fourth year

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    President Joe Biden (D) has appointed and the U.S. Senate has confirmed 175 Article III federal judges through February 1, 2024, his fourth year in office. This is the third-most Article III judicial appointments through this point in all presidencies since President Ronald Reagan (R). The average number of federal judges appointed by previous presidents…

  • The Federal Judicial Vacancy Count 2/1/2024

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    In this month’s federal judicial vacancy count, Ballotpedia tracked nominations, confirmations, and vacancies from January 2, 2024, to February 1, 2024. Ballotpedia publishes the federal judicial vacancy count at the start of each month. HIGHLIGHTS New vacancies There were 58 vacancies out of 870 active Article III judicial positions, a total vacancy percentage of 6.7%,…