ABC Evening News for Sunday, Dec 24, 2000
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(Studio: Aaron Brown) Statement from the NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) opposing the nomination of Senator John Ashcroft as Attorney General because he killed the nomination of African-American judge Ronnie White to the federal bench reported.
(Washington: Jim Sciutto) The process for approving nominees for federal jobs reviewed. [Former OMB director Alice RIVLIN, State Department Presidential appointee Karen BROOKS - call the process intrusive.] [Brookings Institution Paul LIGHT - calls the process a barrier to serving; says senators use the process to extract concessions from presidents.]
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