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Senator Harry Reid on Supreme Court Affirmative Action Case

Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) responded to questions U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anontin Scalia posed in oral argument the previous day, saying that Justice Scalia made an… read more

Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) responded to questions U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anontin Scalia posed in oral argument the previous day, saying that Justice Scalia made an “endorsement of racist theories.” Senator Reid said Justice Scalia’s remarks on affirmative action were “racist in application if not intent” and suggested “African-American students are somehow inherently intellectually inferior to other students.” Senator Reid also addressed remarks by Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump and spoke about the importance of diversity. close

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Senator Harry Reid on Supreme Court Affirmative Action Case

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401856-2
Category:
Senate Highlight
Format:
Senate Highlight
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Dec 10, 2015 | 2:42pm EST | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Dec 11, 2015 | 9:34am EST | C-SPAN 2

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  • Dec 10, 2015 | 2:42pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 10, 2015 | 6:33pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 11, 2015 | 9:34am EST | C-SPAN 2
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