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2005-11-16 12:55:10

By Thomas Ferraro WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid urged his Republican counterpart on Wednesday to withdraw a threat to change Senate rules to assure a confirmation vote on Supreme Court nominee Samuel Alito.

2005-11-14 12:58:41

By Thomas Ferraro WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Supreme Court nominee Samuel Alito wrote 20 years ago as a lawyer in the Reagan administration "that the Constitution does not protect the right to an abortion," The Washington Times reported on Monday.

2005-11-10 17:43:40

By Thomas Ferraro WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Arlen Specter urged Supreme Court nominee Samuel Alito on Thursday to avoid a potential controversy by promptly explaining why he ruled in two cases involving firms that helped managed Alito's investments.

2005-11-09 18:42:32

By Joanne Kenen WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Senate Democrats on Wednesday stepped up their scrutiny of Supreme Court nominee Samuel Alito's role in a 2002 case that they say could pose a possible conflict of interest.

2005-11-09 15:58:35

By Joanne Kenen WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Supreme Court nominee Samuel Alito courted Democrats in the Senate on Wednesday, winning admiration from one Midwest moderate after a far-ranging discussion on morality, values and religion.

2005-11-09 14:00:13

By James Vicini WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court questioned on Wednesday whether disabled prisoners who suffer discrimination can sue states for damages for violating the federal Americans with Disabilities Act.

2005-10-31 16:02:49

By John Whitesides, Political Correspondent WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President George W.

2005-10-31 14:36:04

By John Whitesides, Political Correspondent WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President George W.

2005-10-31 06:43:56

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President George W. Bush will nominate U.S. appeals court judge Samuel Alito to the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday to fill the seat of retiring Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, a congressional aide told Reuters. The announcement is to be made early Monday at the White House.

2005-10-31 06:24:22

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President George W. Bush will nominate on Monday U.S. federal appeals court judge Samuel Alito to the U.S. Supreme Court, replacing retiring Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, CNN reported.


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