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Supreme Court / Roberts Hearings #802972

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 13, 2005
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(Washington: Elizabeth Vargas) Report introduced.

(Capitol Hill: Linda Douglass) The Senate Judiciary Committee hearings for Supreme Court Chief Justice nominee John Roberts featured; scenes shown of the committee members bickering. [In response to question from Senator Arlen Specter, ROBERTS - talks about Roe v. Wade as a precedent of the court; speaks about the right to privacy; refuses to answer questions about particular cases.] [Senators Edward KENNEDY, Joseph BIDEN - raise questions.] [In response to question from Senator Dianne Feinstein, ROBERTS - speaks about the separation of church & state.] [In response to questions from Senators Charles Grassley & Lindsey Graham, ROBERTS - speaks about getting beyond your own values & belief.] The Democrats' view there is little chance they can defeat Roberts' nomination noted.

Vargas, Elizabeth;
Douglass, Linda

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