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Senate / Judicial Nominees / Filibuster #791337

ABC Evening News for Sunday, May 15, 2005
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(Studio: Terry Moran) Report introduced.

(Washington: John Yang) The showdown in the Senate over President Bush's judicial nominees & the filibuster examined; details given of Senate majority leader Bill Frist's desire to change Senate rules so the nominations cannot be blocked & about the nominations of Priscilla Owen & Janice Rogers Brown. [On "Face the Nation," Senator Edward KENNEDY - speaks out on the rules.] [On Thursday, FRIST - opposes filibusters.] [Senator Harry REID - speaks about a "nuclear showdown."] [Senator Richard LUGAR - says the filibuster protect minority rights.] [Political analyst Stuart ROTHENBERG†- predicts the outcome in the Senate.]

Moran, Terry;
Yang, John

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