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  • She's argued for 'the essential rightness - the legitimacy and the desirability - of exploring a Supreme Court nominee's set of constitutional views and commitments.'

    Reaction to Kagan comes in

  • "Given the current composition of the court, we will assess the eventual nominee's complete record on privacy and other relevant issues in the same way we did during Justice Sonia Sotomayor's confirmation process," NARAL President Nancy Keenan said in a statement.

    NARAL and NOW make demands for next justice

  • Ms. Kagan has called for the Senate to use the Supreme Court confirmation hearings 'to engage nominees in meaningful discussion of legal issues,' and that a nominee's views on issues are fair game to be discussed.

    Reaction to Kagan comes in

  • I guarantee that no matter who it is, the label "radical" is going to come flying out of the GOPers 'mouths like partisan political projectile vomit aimed straight at the nominee's forehead.

    Obama invites senators from both parties to discuss vacancy

  • That hints at a bruising effort to divert attention from the president's record and focus on what the Obama campaign believes are the GOP nominee's chief shortcomings.

    Tough economic climate as Obama seeks 2nd term

  • Second, Mr. Romney has the overwhelming lead in endorsements from Republican senators and representatives—the most aware, self-interested community, bar none, regarding our nominee's electability.

    Romney: The Conservative Who Can Beat Obama

  • When O'Neil had recommended Tigar four years earlier, he knew in advance that the nominee's leftist affiliations might prove problematic.

    Excerpts from 'Justice Brennan: Liberal Champion' by Seth Stern and Stephen Wermiel

  • August 5th, 2009 2: 22 pm ET when this democrat tide turns as it will, will people support the republican nominee's (just like they have done in the past??)?

    CNN Poll: Majority say confirm Sotomayor to Supreme Court

  • Similarly, to the extent a long primary campaign compels candidates to adopt positions to appeal to party hard-liners—OK, to pander to them—that hurts the nominee's ability to move to the center to attract swing voters in the general election.

    Long Primary Fight Not Likely to Deck the GOP

  • While I do not believe that reversal by the Supreme Court is a disqualifying factor for being considered for the federal bench, I do believe that such cases must be studied in reviewing a nominee's record.

    McCain to vote against Sotomayor

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