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2006-01-24 12:29:56

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A sharply divided Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday urged approval of U.S. Supreme Court nominee Samuel Alito, moving the 55-year-old conservative a step closer toward confirmation by the full Republican-led Senate.

2006-01-24 05:25:52

By Thomas Ferraro WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Conservative federal appeals judge Samuel Alito appeared likely on Tuesday to move a step closer toward Senate confirmation to the U.S. Supreme Court, which he could end up pushing to the right.

2006-01-24 04:51:16

By Thomas Ferraro WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Conservative federal appeals judge Samuel Alito appeared likely on Tuesday to move a step closer toward Senate confirmation to the U.S. Supreme Court, which he could end up pushing to the right.

2006-01-23 17:02:12

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President George W. Bush on Monday told opponents of abortion their views would eventually prevail and urged them to work to convince more Americans of "the rightness of our cause." On the 33rd anniversary of Roe v.

2006-01-23 17:46:58

By Thomas Ferraro WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Public support for Senate confirmation of U.S. Supreme Court nominee Samuel Alito grew slightly to 54 percent after his often stormy Senate hearing, a poll released on Monday showed.

2006-01-23 17:45:00

President George W. Bush on Monday told opponents of abortion their views would eventually prevail and urged them to work to convince more Americans of "the rightness of our cause."

2006-01-19 14:20:06

By Thomas Ferraro WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Three top Senate Democrats said on Thursday they will vote against Supreme Court nominee Samuel Alito because they fear he would not provide an effective check to what they described as President George W. Bush's bid for expanded power.

2006-01-18 10:23:36

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A unanimous U.S. Supreme Court, in its first abortion decision since 2000, sent a case back for more hearings on a New Hampshire law requiring notification of a parent before a minor can end her pregnancy.

2006-01-17 22:02:12

By Thomas Ferraro WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Ben Nelson of Nebraska, a moderate voice in the U.S.

2006-01-14 11:52:50

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President George W. Bush on Saturday called for a prompt Senate vote on Supreme Court nominee Samuel Alito, playing down Democratic concerns that he could tilt the high court too far to the right.


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