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Three senators caved and supported the
nomination of John G. Roberts Jr. as Supreme Court Chief Justice. But
one lawmaker, banking on the public's cynicism of the oil industry,
wants to tax its windfall profits.
He's a far-right baby doctor. His own chief of staff
says he's clueless about the law. Meet Oklahoma Senator Tom Coburn, who'll help shape the US Supreme Court.
The Senate should abandon its comical pretensions to being a body reflecting any democratic mandate.
Democrats must continue the fight to preserve an independent judiciary.
The Republican Senate seeks to eliminate the fillibuster.
For more on judicial nominations, see Garrett Epps's "Judicial Jeopardy: Questions for Nominees."
Her votes thrilled supporters and put some backbone into Senate Democrats.
He can help mount an effective opposition.
Click here for info on how you can help oppose Gonzalez's nomination.
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