Alito Nomination Opposition
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.
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.
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Sheila Jackson-Lee U.S. Representative [D] Texas
Eleanor Holmes Norton Congressional Delegate [D] District of Columbia
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President with Judge Alito
Several hours before his Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearings began, Judge Alito had breakfast with President Bush at the White…