The Clinton administration is notable for cretaing parity in the ratio of men to women in cabinet positions. She also nominated the first female Secretary of Defense, Michèle Flournoy.

Supreme Court Nominees

  • California Attorney General Kamala Harris – 2017, succeeding Justice Anthony Kennedy upon his retirement. This replacement resulted in the Supreme Court now having a liberal majority.
  • Paul Watford - 2018, succeeding Justice Stephen Breyer upon his retirement.
  • Caitlin Haligan - 2018, succeeding Justice Antonin Scalia after his death. She unexpectedly to liberals, ruled against the US in United States v Ryan( Paul Ryan) which held that the Freedom to marry act was unconstitutional.