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Senate / Judicial Nomination / Filibuster #791568

NBC Evening News for Sunday, May 22, 2005
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(Studio: John Seigenthaler) Report introduced.

(Washington: Kevin Corke) The consideration of the "nuclear option" to prevent a Democratic minority filibuster to hold up Senate consideration of President Bush's judicial nominations examined. [Senator Harry REID - speaks against the contempt for the rule of law.] [On "Meet the Press," DNC chairman Howard DEAN†; on "Face the Nation," Senator Mitch McCONNELL; Senator George ALLEN - offer differing opinions on Senate procedures.] [In the Senate, majority leader Bill FRIST, SENATOR - comment.] [Political analyst Stuart ROTHENBERG†- says the real fight will be for a Supreme Court justice

(s).] [Senator Joseph LIEBERMAN - hopes for a compromise.]

Seigenthaler, John;
Corke, Kevin

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