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Documents Supreme Court nominee Harriet Miers supplied the Senate with on Tuesday shed more light on her opinions. Following a background report, Sens. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., and Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., discuss the new information about the candidate.

Conservatives continue to quarrel over the judicial qualifications of Supreme Court nominee Harriet Miers, current White House counsel and a close friend of President Bush. Two guests discuss their differing opinions of Miers.

Jim Lehrer speaks with NewsHour analysts Mark Shields and David Brooks about the nomination of Harriet Miers to the Supreme Court, the Nobel Peace Prize awarded to the IAEA, President Bush's speech on terrorism and the Senate vote on interrogation…

The Supreme Court heard arguments Wednesday over whether Oregon has the right to allow doctor-assisted suicide for terminally ill patients. Following a background report, a reporter provides details of the day in court.

President Bush defended his nomination of Harriet Miers to the Supreme Court, saying she is the best person to fill the vacancy. His choice has caused a split among conservatives and drawn fire from liberal activist groups.

President Bush nominated Harriet Miers to the Supreme Court Monday to fill the seat of retiring Justice Sandra Day O'Connor. Following a background report, a reporter and law professor who know her well discuss the president's nomination.

The Senate reaction to President Bush's nomination of White House counsel Harriet Miers was mixed, largely because she never served as a judge and her judicial views are almost completely unknown. Two senators assess her nomination.

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