April 12, 2023
NBC News: Democrats raise alarms as Feinstein's absence stalls Biden's judicial picks
ACS President Russ Feingold was quoted in NBC News, in which he comments on Senator Diane Feinstein's extended medical leave from the Senate. Feingold publicly acknowledges how Feinstein's absence impedes the Senate's ability to confirm Biden's federal judicial nominees.
"Former Democratic Sen. Russ Feingold of Wisconsin, the president of the liberal-leaning American Constitution Society, said that absences are 'impairing not only the Senate’s ability to confirm judges, but the Senate Judiciary Committee’s ability to advance nominations.' ”