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2005-09-11 09:11:48

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Many lawmakers and congressional experts expect federal appeals judge John Roberts to survive a tough U.S. Senate confirmation hearing, set to begin on Monday, and be elevated, perhaps this month, to chief justice of the United States. Roberts, President George W.

2005-09-09 18:44:10

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. first lady Laura Bush said on Friday she hopes her husband will select a woman as the replacement for retiring Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor. "Of course, as a woman myself, I hope it will be a woman," Mrs.

2005-09-06 16:01:35

By Thomas Ferraro WASHINGTON (Reuters) - If John Roberts is confirmed as U.S. chief justice, his Supreme Court might reverse tradition and permit its proceedings to be televised, a top Senate Republican said on Tuesday.

2005-09-06 12:38:06

By Thomas Ferraro WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S.

2005-09-06 07:51:41

By Thomas Ferraro WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Key Democrats called for greater scrutiny of John Roberts on Monday after President George W. Bush nominated him to head the U.S. Supreme Court rather than be an associate justice.

2005-09-05 17:56:07

By Thomas Ferraro WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Key Democrats called for greater scrutiny of John Roberts on Monday after President George W. Bush nominated him to head the U.S. Supreme Court rather than be an associate justice.

2005-09-05 13:20:49

By Jim Vicini WASHINGTON (Reuters) - John Roberts had hoped to soon join Chief Justice William Rehnquist on the U.S. Supreme Court. Now Roberts may succeed the late legal giant, who was one of his earliest conservative mentors.

2005-09-05 11:37:28

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senate leaders agreed on Monday to briefly delay the start of U.S. Supreme Court nominee John Roberts' confirmation hearing, which had been set to begin on Tuesday, a Republican official said.

2005-09-05 07:12:05

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President George W. Bush announced on Monday that he wants appeals court judge John Roberts, who is awaiting Senate confirmation hearings this week to serve on the Supreme Court, to succeed the late William Rehnquist as U.S.

2005-09-05 07:03:07

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President George W. Bush announced on Monday that he wants appeals court judge John Roberts, who is awaiting Senate confirmation hearings this week to serve on the Supreme Court, to succeed the late William Rehnquist as U.S.


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