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  • Brett Kavanaugh Testifies at DC Circuit Confirmation Hearing 2006
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    Judicial Nomination Hearing

    Mr. Kavanaugh testified at a hearing on his nomination as a judge on U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia. Among the issues he addressed were his qualifications and…

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  • Bork Nomination Vote
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    Bork Nomination Vote

    The Senate Judiciary Committee voted 9 to 5 to send the Judge Bork nomination to the Senate with a recommendation that it not consent to the appointment.

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  • Judge Robert Bork Nomination
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    Bork Nomination Day 1, Part 1

    The committee begins hearings on the nomination of Judge Robert Bork to be associate justice of the Supreme Court. Former President Ford, Senators Dole and Danforth, and Congressman Fish present…

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  • Bork Nomination Day 11 Part 2
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    Bork Nomination Day 11, Part 2

    Former Attorney General Elliot Richardson testified in support of Robert Bork’s Supreme Court confirmation. In October 1973 Richardson resigned rather than carry out President Nixon’s order to fire special…

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  • Alito Confirmation Hearing Day 1
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    Alito Confirmation Hearing, Day 1

    The Senate Judiciary Committee began hearings on President Bush’s nomination of Judge Samuel Alito to the U.S. Supreme Court. Members delivered their opening statements on the nomination,…

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  • Roberts Confirmation Hearing Day 1
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    Roberts Confirmation Hearing, Day 1

    The Senate Judiciary Committee held a confirmation hearing on the appointment of Judge John Roberts to the U.S. Supreme Court seat vacated after the death of Chief Justice William…

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  • Souter Confirmation Day 1 Part 1
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    Souter Confirmation Day 1, Part 1

    Members of the Senate Judiciary Committee made opening statements on the first day of Judge Souter’s confirmation hearing. Senators Humphrey and Rudman of New Hampshire presented Judge…

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  • Chief Justice Confirmation Hearing
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    Chief Justice Confirmation Hearing

    Associate Justice William Rehnquist and members of the American Bar Association testified on Justice Rehnquist’s nomination to Chief Justice of the Supreme Court.

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  • Scalia Confirmation Hearing Day 1
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    Scalia Confirmation Hearing Day 1

    Judge Antonin Scalia responded to questions from committee members about his views regarding such topics as federal-state relationships, the Constitution, death penalty, abortion, national…

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  • Bork Nomination Day 2
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    Bork Nomination Day 2

    The Senate Judiciary committee questioned United States Supreme Court nominee Robert Bork. Judge Bork’s hearings lasted 30 hours over 5 days, taking place in September of 1987. Committee members took approximately 20 to 30 minutes each to…

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  • Breyer Confirmation Hearings
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    Breyer Confirmation Hearings

    Prior to confirmation hearings for Judge John Roberts, a compilation of Senate Judiciary hearings on the nomination of Justice Steven Breyer was shown. Justice Breyer’s three days of testimony…

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  • Senate Session
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    Senate Session

    The Senate convened and began a period of morning business. Thereafter, the Senate resumed consideration of H.R.1195, the Highway Technical Corrections Bill.

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  • Homeland Security Oversight
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    Homeland Security Oversight

    Secretary Michael Chertoff testified at a hearing on oversight of the Department of Homeland Security, focusing on U.S. citizenship and Immigration Services issues and preparation for…

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  • Senate Session
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    Senate Session

    The Senate convened and resumed consideration of the motion to proceed to H.R. 3221, the vehicle for the housing legislation. The Senate agreed to S. Res. 501; A resolution honoring the…

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  • Senate Session
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    Senate Session

    The Senate convened and observed a moment of silence to honor the service and sacrifice of America’s troops. Thereafter, the Senate resumed consideration of S.Con.Res. 70, the Budget…

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  • Senate Session
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    Senate Session

    The Senate convened and began a period of morning business. Thereafter the Senate resumed consideration of S.Con.Res. 70, the Budget Resolution for Fiscal Year 2009. The Senate recessed at…

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  • Senate Session
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    Senate Session

    The Senate convened and began a period of morning business. Thereafter, the Senate voted on the conference report to accompany H.R.2082, the Intelligence Authorization Act. The Senate…

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  • Justice Department Oversight
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    Justice Department Oversight

    Attorney General Michael Mukasey testified in an oversight hearing of the Justice Department. Senate Democrats were unable to elicit a declaration from him that ‘waterboarding,’ a harsh…

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  • Senate Session
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    Senate Session

    The Senate convened and began a period of morning business. Thereafter, the Senate resumed consideration of S.2248, the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance bill.

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  • Senate Session
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    Senate Session

    The Senate convened and began a period of morning business. Thereafter, the Senate began consideration of S. 1200, the Indian Health bill. The Senate passed H.R.4986; National Defense…

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