Open Phones

Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on news of the day. Callers discussed the extent to which a nominee’s faith should… read more

Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on news of the day. Callers discussed the extent to which a nominee’s faith should be subject to inquiry during Senate confirmation hearings. They also talked about whether Louisiana should pay for Hurricane Katrina relief efforts. Louisiana received an estimate from the Federal Emergency Management Agency that the state’s share of the relief costs was 3.7 billion.

If confirmed, Judge Alito would become the fifth Roman Catholic among the current Supreme Court justices. Article 6 of the Constitution bars any religious test for prospective government officials. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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Nov 4, 2005

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  • Nov 04, 2005 | 6:59am EST | C-SPAN 1
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