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2006-01-25 18:05:09

By Thomas Ferraro WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Supreme Court nominee Samuel Alito appeared to have the votes for confirmation on Wednesday as the Senate began a bitter debate about the conservative judge who could push the high court to the right.

2006-01-25 14:18:40

By Thomas Ferraro WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Supreme Court nominee Samuel Alito appeared to have the votes for confirmation as the Senate on Wednesday began a bitter debate about the conservative judge who could push the high court to the right.

2006-01-25 13:27:33

By Thomas Ferraro WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate began a bitter debate over Supreme Court nominee Samuel Alito on Wednesday, as Democrats said he valued presidential power over civil liberties and Republicans denounced a "smear" campaign.

2006-01-25 13:11:56

By Thomas Ferraro WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate began a bitter debate over Supreme Court nominee Samuel Alito on Wednesday, as Democrats said he valued presidential power over civil liberties and Republicans denounced a "smear" campaign.

2006-01-25 00:30:17

By Thomas Ferraro WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate begins debate on Wednesday on U.S. Supreme Court nominee Samuel Alito, a 55-year-old conservative likely to soon join the nation's highest court.

2006-01-24 18:24:48

By Thomas Ferraro WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Senate Judiciary Committee voted along party lines on Tuesday to narrowly approve President George W.

2006-01-24 15:49:17

By Thomas Ferraro WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Senate Judiciary Committee voted along party lines on Tuesday to approve President George W.

2006-01-18 18:03:06

By Thomas Ferraro WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Supreme Court nominee Samuel Alito had no apparent success on Wednesday in adding to his scant Democratic support in the Republican-led Senate, which is expected to soon confirm him.

2006-01-17 22:02:12

By Thomas Ferraro WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Ben Nelson of Nebraska, a moderate voice in the U.S.

2006-01-17 18:14:58

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Ben Nelson of Nebraska on Tuesday became the first Senate Democrat to announce his support of conservative Supreme Court nominee Samuel Alito, who is expected to be confirmed later this month by the full Republican-led Senate.


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