Judicial Nominations

Former Vice President Al Gore spoke about judicial nominations and the Senate confirmation process. He talked about the importance of… read more

Former Vice President Al Gore spoke about judicial nominations and the Senate confirmation process. He talked about the importance of the filibuster rule in the Senate, protecting minority party rights, and counterbalancing presidential power. He also argued that invoking the “nuclear option” to eliminate Senate rules that require a supermajority vote to end debate on judicial nominees would impair the constitutional system of checks and balances and harm the Senate’s ability to conduct routine business. close

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Judicial Nominations

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Program ID:
186491-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 27, 2005
Last Aired:
May 1, 2005

Airing Details

  • Apr 27, 2005 | 8:05pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 28, 2005 | 2:37am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 28, 2005 | 6:11am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 28, 2005 | 12:13pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 01, 2005 | 4:37pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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