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By Deborah Charles WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales travels to Asia next week hoping to explain the U.S. war on terrorism, and said he will talk about information sharing and joint law-enforcement efforts.
By Thomas Ferraro WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Arlen Specter urged Supreme Court nominee Samuel Alito on Thursday to avoid a potential controversy by promptly explaining why he ruled in two cases involving firms that helped managed Alito's investments.
U.S. President George W. Bush sought to persuade Americans on Saturday to support Judge Samuel Alito's nomination to the Supreme Court after his first choice, Harriet Miers, withdrew under fierce attack from conservatives.
By Caren Bohan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A poll showing rising doubts among Americans about President George W. Bush's integrity has raised a new hurdle to the fresh start he is seeking after the indictment of a senior White House aide and other political woes.
By Joanne Kenen WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday brushed aside White House requests for an early hearing on Supreme Court nominee Judge Samuel Alito and scheduled hearings and a vote in January.
By Joanne Kenen WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Brushing aside White House requests for a vote on Supreme Court nominee Judge Samuel Alito before Christmas, the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday scheduled hearings and a vote in January.
By Joanne Kenen WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A leading Senate Democrat on Wednesday questioned the independence of Supreme Court nominee Samuel Alito but several members of a key bipartisan group of senators praised the conservative judge. Sen.
By Joanne Kenen WASHINGTON (Reuters) - With interest groups across the spectrum gearing for a battle over conservative Supreme Court nominee Samuel Alito, the fate of the nominee may well rest in the hands of the Senate's bipartisan "gang of 14." The "gang" of mostly centrists, striving to reduce tensions over President George W.
By Steve Holland WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President George W. Bush is expected to announce his new nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday as he tries to battle back from a series of difficult developments last week.
By Steve Holland WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President George W. Bush, after the stinging failure to get Harriet Miers on the U.S. Supreme Court due to a conservative rebellion, looked for a new nominee on Friday and aides expected him to announce his choice in a matter of days.
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