Alito Nomination Opposition

Representatives of the Congressional Black Caucus spoke to reporters and announced their opposition to the nomination of Judge Samuel Alito… read more

Representatives of the Congressional Black Caucus spoke to reporters and announced their opposition to the nomination of Judge Samuel Alito to the U.S. Supreme Court. They discussed their attempts at meeting with the nominee, a request that was denied by the Bush Administration, and his dissents in cases involving racial discrimination. Following their remarks, they responded to questions and comments from the reporters.

Senator Barack Obama (D-IL), the only black member of Congress with a vote during the confirmation, has not announced his decision on how he will vote. close

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

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Program ID:
190241-1
Category:
News Conference
Format:
Congressional News Conference
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Dec 8, 2005
Last Aired:
Dec 10, 2005

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  • Dec 08, 2005 | 10:07am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 08, 2005 | 8:01pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 08, 2005 | 11:21pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 09, 2005 | 2:41am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 09, 2005 | 5:23am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 10, 2005 | 5:47pm EST | C-SPAN 1
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