Bush's Embattled Nominee to Supreme Court Withdraws — WASHINGTON (AP) — Harriet Miers withdrew her nomination to be a Supreme Court justice Thursday in the face of stiff opposition and mounting criticism about her qualifications. — President Bush said he reluctantly accepted her decision to withdraw …
Harriet Miers Withdraws Nomination — Harriet Miers withdrew this morning as a nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court. — In announcing the decision, Miers and President Bush cited their concern with the requests of members of the Senate Judiciary Committee for documents dealing with her work …
Miers withdraws Supreme Court nomination — WASHINGTON (CNN) — President Bush on Thursday accepted the withdrawal of Supreme Court nominee Harriet Miers, according to a statement from the White House. — In her letter to the president, Miers said she was "concerned that the confirmation process presents …
Miers withdraws Supreme Court nomination — Conservative Republicans were among those with concerns — WASHINGTON - Confronted with criticism from both the left and right, Harriet Miers on Thursday withdrew her nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court. — In a statement, President Bush said he …
Text of Miers's Letter to President Bush — Dear Mr. President: — I write to withdraw as a nominee to serve as an Associate Justice on the Supreme Court of the United States. I have been greatly honored and humbled by the confidence that you have shown in me and have appreciated immensely …
HARRIET MIERS WITHDRAWS: RELIEF — What a relief. Sad, pensive, what-a-waste relief. Not happy-joy-joy relief. — First Breitbart/AP dispatch 858am EDT: … Exit strategy hinged on refusal to release privileged White House documents. (Ed Morrissey and Charles Krauthammer called it.)
Miers Withdraws Under Mounting Criticism — WASHINGTON - Under withering attack from conservatives, President Bush ended his push to put loyalist Harriet Miers on the Supreme Court Thursday and promised a quick replacement. Democrats accused him of bowing to the "radical right wing of the Republican Party."
SENATOR TOM COBURN TALKS PORKBUSTING — Senator Tom Coburn (R-OK) joined bloggers Glenn Reynolds, Mark Tapscott, NZ Bear, Erick Erickson, Tim Chapman, and myself to to discuss spending, appropriations, and earmarks this afternoon in the wake of last weeks "Bridge To Nowhere" drama.
Noe indicted in Bush money-laundering case — A federal grand jury has indicted Tom Noe, the former Maumee coin dealer suspected of laundering money into President Bush's reelection campaign, Mr. Noe's attorney told The Blade today. — Jon Richardson said he was called this afternoon and informed of the indictment.
THE CULT OF PERSONALITY RETURNS. Over at The National Review, Kathryn Lopez has written the single weirdest response to Harriet Miers' withdrawal that I've yet seen: … Wasn't the whole Miers fiasco, to The National Review, an example of getting a Big Thing wrong?
U.N. to Detail Kickbacks Paid for Iraq's Oil — UNITED NATIONS, Oct. 26 - More than 4,500 companies took part in the United Nations oil-for-food program and more than half of them paid illegal surcharges and kickbacks to Saddam Hussein, according to the independent committee investigating the program.
The New Sunni Jihad: 'A Time for Politics' — Tour With Iraqi Reveals Tactical Change — NORTH OF BAGHDAD — For weeks before Iraq's constitutional referendum this month, Iraqi guerrilla Abu Theeb traveled the countryside just north of Baghdad, stopping at as many Sunni Arab houses and villages as he could.
Welcome to my Blog — This is Denny Hastert and welcome to my blog. This is new to me. I can't say I'm much of a techie. I guess you could say my office is teaching the old guy new tricks. But I'm excited. This is the future. And it is a new way for us to get our message out.
The Next Nominee — Because the assault from the left on the next nominee is going to be so intense, it makes sense to nominate a judge who has recently been vetted and FBI-checked. Fairly recent Senate hearings are also a plus, as they will demonstrate the necessary ability to handle the heat that is on the way.
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