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2005-09-19 15:54:39

By Thomas Ferraro WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee said on Monday he will vote for John Roberts to be U.S. chief justice even though it is uncertain what the conservative appeals court judge will do on the Supreme Court.

2005-09-18 12:49:11

By Philip Barbara WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A key Republican predicted on Sunday that John Roberts will be approved as the next Chief Justice of the Supreme Court when the full U.S. Senate votes on his nomination by Thursday, September 29.

2005-09-16 13:44:23

NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Friday opposed John Roberts' nomination to be U.S. Supreme Court chief justice, making him the first noted Republican to break with the Bush administration over who should lead America's top court.

2005-09-16 12:48:55

NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Friday opposed John Roberts' nomination to be U.S. Supreme Court chief justice, making him the first noted Republican to break with the Bush administration over who should lead America's top court.

2005-09-15 17:13:10

By Thomas Ferraro and Richard Cowan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Declaring "I'm not an ideologue," John Roberts finished a four-day Senate committee appearance on Thursday with Democrats and Republicans predicting he will be confirmed to head the Supreme Court as the 17th U.S. chief justice.

2005-09-15 16:48:35

By Thomas Ferraro and Richard Cowan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Declaring "I am not an ideologue," John Roberts on Thursday finished a four-day Senate committee appearance and headed toward expected confirmation to lead the Supreme Court as the 17th U.S. chief justice.

2005-09-15 15:22:11

By John Whitesides, Political Correspondent WASHINGTON (Reuters) - With Chief Justice nominee John Roberts concluding his Senate testimony on Thursday and headed toward confirmation, both sides began maneuvering for the looming battle over the next Supreme Court vacancy.

2005-09-15 13:02:12

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Chief Justice nominee John Roberts was pressed by Senate Judiciary Committee members during three days of hearings for his views on contentious issues. Following are his responses: Abortion Rights Roberts refused to give a direct answer on the landmark 1973 Roe v.

2005-09-15 12:00:44

By Thomas Ferraro and Richard Cowan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Declaring "I am not an ideologue," John Roberts on Thursday finished a four-day Senate committee appearance and headed toward expected confirmation to lead the Supreme Court as the 17th U.S. chief justice.

2005-09-14 17:44:54

By Thomas Ferraro WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Chief Justice nominee John Roberts said on Wednesday that if confirmed by the Senate he would seek greater consensus on the often bitterly divided Supreme Court that has spawned frustration with a series of 5-4 rulings. Roberts, President George W.


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