Politics

  • July 20, 2005  

    Supreme Court nominee John Roberts Jr. began meeting senators from both parties Wednesday as the Senate floor begins talking about the nominee. Continue reading

  • July 20, 2005  

    Jan Crawford Greenburg of the Chicago Tribune talks about Supreme Court nominee John Roberts’ legal ideology and why President Bush selected him for the nomination. Continue reading

  • July 20, 2005  

    Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, speaks about Supreme Court nominee John Roberts Jr.’s legal record, possible questions during the confirmation hearings and the potential of a filibuster. Continue reading

  • July 20, 2005  

    White House chief of staff Andrew Card speaks about President Bush’s choice of Appellate Judge John Roberts Jr. to serve on the Supreme Court and the timing of his announcement. Continue reading

  • July 19, 2005  

    President Bush nominated solidly conservative judge John Roberts Jr. of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit to the first vacancy on the Supreme Court in more than a decade. Sens. Ben Nelson, D-Neb., Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., and John Cornyn, R-Texas, discuss the president’s selection. Continue reading

  • July 19, 2005  

    The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals heard arguments Tuesday in the case of Jose Padilla, an alleged al-Qaida operative who is accused of being involved in a 2002 dirty bomb plot. Continue reading

  • July 19, 2005  

    President Bush is urging lawmakers to renew 16 surveillance provisions of the Patriot Act set to expire at the end of the year, while critics continue to charge the provisions violate civil liberties. Following a background report, two legal analysts discuss the debate that has begun in Congress. Continue reading

  • July 19, 2005  

    President Bush will introduce his choice to replace Justice Sandra Day O’Connor on the Supreme Court Tuesday evening in a speech to the nation. Continue reading

  • July 19, 2005  

    In his first Supreme Court nominee selection, President Bush picked federal appeals Judge John Roberts, Jr., a former deputy solicitor general who is considered a solid conservative. The president announced his decision Tuesday evening from the White House. Continue reading

  • July 18, 2005   BY Admin 

    Eric Rudolph was sentenced to life in prison without parole on Monday for the bombing of an Alabama abortion clinic in 1998. Continue reading