Kennedy, Durbin Gearing Up for Fight on Roberts’ Nomination

Kennedy, Democrat of Massachusetts, indicated that he intended to question Judge Roberts closely not only about “privacy rights,” but also about his views on the clause of the Constitution that authorizes the government to regulate interstate commerce. Is there a Specter/Roberts connection in the documents the White House will not release? Continue reading

Senator Ted Kennedy Holds Conference Call with Bloggers on Sandra Day O'Connor's Resignation

1 July 2005 Senator Ted Kennedy just held a conference call with a group of liberal bloggers to discuss Sandra Day O’Connor’s resignation. After thanking everyone for joining the call, Senator Kennedy said, “We could not have anticipated what we are facing.” Kennedy has participated in over 20 Supreme Court … Continue reading

Kerry: American People Must Know Roberts’ Record on Civil Rights

Kerry Seeks Release of Roberts’ Document. Kerry is not a member of the committee. But he nonetheless injected himself into the debate at the end of a week in which Bush appeared to catch Democrats off guard by picking a court candidate with conservative credentials, yet one with little judicial experience, and thus, little public paper trail. Continue reading

Former Intelligence Officials Testify About Damage Caused by Outing of Covert CIA Agent – Video & Transcript Links

The video and transcripts from today’s hearing on PlameGate are all linked here.
“At a hearing co-chaired by Rep. Waxman and Senator Byron Dorgan, several former intelligence officials testify about the damage to national security caused by the White House outing of covert CIA official Valerie Plame Wilson.” Continue reading