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Judicial Nominees / Filibuster Debate / Compromise #791009

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, May 24, 2005
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Capitol: Chip Reid) The deal that stopped the logjam in the Senate over judicial nominees outlined; scenes shown of President Bush with nominee Priscilla Owen; details given about which judges will be confirmed and which will be blocked; criticism from Focus on the Family’s James Dobson quoted. [BUSH – says Owen will finally get a vote.] [Conservative talk radio HOST, Alliance for Justice Nan ARON† – criticize the deal.] [Senators Harry REID, Bill FRIST – comment on the future of the filibuster & the “nuclear option.”]

(Studio: Brian Williams; Washington: Tim Russert) The impact of the Senate deal on the Supreme Court and the implications for compromise on other issues discussed.

Williams, Brian;
Reid, Chip;
Russert, Tim

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