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and if they happen with in the first term we hold senate by a thin margin they are likely to be appointed with very little if any chance for dems to attempt to pull a mconnel like move
Is It Rare For a President to Get to Nominate Three Justices? Actually, no. It's not that rare. Since 1869, the year Congress increased the number of justices to nine, 12 of the 24 presidents preceding Obama successfully chose at least three members of the Supreme Court. The most recent president to get three justices on the high court was Ronald Reagan, from 1981 through 1988. In fact, one of those nominees, Justice Anthony Kennedy, was confirmed in a presidential-election year, 1988.