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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- Sheila Jackson Lee U.S. Representative [D] Texas
- Eleanor Holmes Norton Congressional Delegate [D] District of Columbia
- Donald M. Payne U.S. Representative [D] New Jersey
- Melvin Watt U.S. Representative [D] North Carolina
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