America and the Courts

America and the Courts focused on the week’s events surrounding the nomination of Judge Samuel A. Alito, Jr. to the U.S. Supreme… read more

America and the Courts focused on the week’s events surrounding the nomination of Judge Samuel A. Alito, Jr. to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Events include:

Political ads currently airing around the country in favor of Judge Alito’s confirmation from Progress for America and the Family Research Council.

From Monday, October 31, 2005:

In the White House President Bush announcing the nomination of Judge Alito to the Supreme Court and Judge Alito’s response.

Then Judge Alito and his family went to Capitol Hill to meet with Senator Frist.

Then Judge Alito and Senate Majority Leader First (R-TN), Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Arlen Specter (R-PA), Senate President Pro Tempore Ted Stevens (R-AK), and Senate Majority Whip Mitch McConnell (R-KY) met with reporters in the Mansfield Room of the Capitol.

Also, Judge Alito and his family went with Sen. Frist to pay respects to the late Rosa Parks lying in honor in the Capitol Rotunda.

Also, Senator Charles Schumer (D-NY), a member of the Judiciary Committee, spoke to reporters about Judge Alito’s judicial record and his nomination after visiting the Capitol Rotunda to pay respect to the late Rosa Parks.

Also, Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT), ranking member of the Judiciary Committee spoke about the nomination on the floor of the Senate.

Judge Alito began visiting senators on Capitol Hill. His visits included meeting with Judiciary Committee members Senator Orin Hatch (R-UT) on Tuesday, November 1 and Senator Richard Durbin (D-IL) on Wednesday, November 2. He also met with Senator Robert Byrd (D-WI) on Thursday, November 3, 2005.

On Thursday, November 3, 2005 Senators Specter and Leahy, the chair and ranking member of the Judiciary Committee, announced the hearing and floor schedule for the confirmation of Jude

Another event:

On Monday, October 31, 2005 the official 2005 group photograph of the members of the United States Supreme Court was taken. close

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

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Nov 5, 2005
Last Aired:
Nov 6, 2005

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  • Nov 05, 2005 | 6:59pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 06, 2005 | 2:57am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 06, 2005 | 12:41pm EST | C-SPAN 1
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