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Participating by video feed from the Hart Senate Office Building, Mr. Stern spoke about the confirmation hearings for U.S. Supreme… read more

Participating by video feed from the Hart Senate Office Building, Mr. Stern spoke about the confirmation hearings for U.S. Supreme Court nominee, Judge Samuel A. Alito, Jr. He spoke about political strategies for the “O’Connor Seat,” which is seen by Democrats as a pivotal swing vote.

Telephone lines were open for comments on news of the day. Callers discussed the impact Judge Alito would have if confirmed to replace retiring Justice Sandra Day O’Connor. Scenes were shown from the confirmation hearing room, as well as archival footage of the confirmation hearings for Chief Justice John Roberts.

Participating by telephone, Ms. Woellert spoke about an anti-trust case before the Supreme Court. She discussed the possible involvement of oil companies in price fixing of regional gasoline prices. close

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

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Jan 10, 2006

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  • Jan 10, 2006 | 6:59am EST | C-SPAN 1
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