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2006-01-31 13:55:43

By Thomas Ferraro WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Samuel Alito was sworn in as a U.S. Supreme Court justice on Tuesday after a divided Senate confirmed the second conservative selected by President George W. Bush in his effort to move the high court to the right.

2006-01-31 13:14:37

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Samuel Alito was sworn in as a U.S. Supreme Court justice on Tuesday after a divided Senate confirmed him as a second conservative appointed by President George W. Bush in his effort to move the high court to the right.

2006-01-31 11:45:06

By Thomas Ferraro WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A sharply divided U.S. Senate on Tuesday confirmed Samuel Alito to the Supreme Court, backing a second conservative nominated by President George W. Bush in his effort to move the nation's highest court to the right.

2006-01-31 08:59:46

By Thomas Ferraro WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Conservative federal appeals court judge Samuel Alito appeared certain to win Senate confirmation on Tuesday as President George W. Bush's second successful nominee to the Supreme Court.

2006-01-31 05:13:05

By Thomas Ferraro WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Conservative federal appeals court judge Samuel Alito appeared certain to win Senate confirmation on Tuesday as President George W. Bush's second successful nominee to the Supreme Court.

2006-01-30 18:56:38

By Thomas Ferraro WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Republican-led Senate on Monday soundly defeated a Democratic bid to block Supreme Court nominee Samuel Alito -- clearing the way for confirmation of the 55-year-old federal judge, who could move the nation's highest court to the right.

2006-01-30 13:00:07

By Thomas Ferraro WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Lincoln Chafee of Rhode Island on Monday became the first Senate Republican to say he will oppose U.S. Supreme Court nominee Samuel Alito but the conservative judge remained headed toward confirmation by the full Republican-led Senate.

2006-01-27 15:22:11

By Thomas Ferraro WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid said on Friday he and fellow Democrats lack the votes to block President George W. Bush's nomination of conservative appeals judge Samuel Alito to the U.S. Supreme Court.

2006-01-27 12:38:07

By Thomas Ferraro WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid said on Friday he and fellow Democrats lack the votes to block President George W. Bush's nomination of conservative appeals judge Samuel Alito to the U.S. Supreme Court.

2006-01-26 17:03:54

By Thomas Ferraro WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two more Senate Democrats broke ranks on Thursday and said they would vote to confirm President George W. Bush's nomination of conservative federal appeals judge Samuel Alito to the U.S. Supreme Court. Sens.


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plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.
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