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2006-02-16 14:52:03

By Paul Thomasch NEW YORK (Reuters) - Former XM Satellite Radio board director Pierce Roberts has broadcast his view of the radio service loud and clear: a crisis is looming if the company does not rein in expenditures.

2006-02-16 15:10:00

Former XM Satellite Radio board director Pierce Roberts has broadcast his view of the radio service loud and clear: a crisis is looming if the company does not rein in expenditures.

2005-10-03 13:03:24

By David Wiessler WASHINGTON (Reuters) - At 10:35 a.m., new Chief Justice John Roberts opened the 2005-2006 Supreme Court session on Monday and launched the highest U.S. judicial body into the Roberts era, which could last for decades.

2005-10-03 09:23:22

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - John Roberts was installed on Monday as the nation's 17th chief justice in a special Supreme Court ceremony attended by President George W. Bush, family members and his high court colleagues.

2005-09-29 14:07:19

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - John Roberts, a 50-year-old conservative, was sworn in on Thursday as the 17th chief justice of the United States, a lifetime post that positions him to help shape the American way of life for decades.

2005-09-29 11:52:53

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Conservative federal Judge John Roberts, President George W. Bush's first nominee to the Supreme Court, won U.S. Senate confirmation on Thursday as the 17th chief justice of the United States.

2005-09-29 06:25:34

By Thomas Ferraro WASHINGTON (Reuters) - John Roberts, a 50-year-old conservative who told Congress judges should act like impartial umpires, seems certain to win Senate confirmation on Thursday to become the 17th chief justice of the United States.

2005-09-29 04:13:51

By Thomas Ferraro WASHINGTON (Reuters) - John Roberts, a 50-year-old conservative who told Congress judges should act like impartial umpires, seems certain to win Senate confirmation on Thursday to become the 17th chief justice of the United States.

2005-09-20 15:57:08

By Thomas Ferraro WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid said on Tuesday John Roberts would be confirmed as chief justice of the United States but that he would oppose the conservative Supreme Court nominee because "I'm not too sure if his heart is as big as his head." "I have too many unanswered questions about the nominee to justify a vote confirming him to this enormously important lifetime position," Reid said of President George W.

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.


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