October 31, 2005

Bush to Nominate Judge Samuel Alito for SCOTUS

CNN and MSNBC are reporting that President Bush will formally nominate 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Samuel Alito for the Supreme Court. Judge Alito has a strong conservative record and is often compared to Justice Antonin Scalia. Expect a battle from liberals during confirmation.

[Update 0700 EST]

According to this report, President Bush will make the announcement of his nominee at 8am EST.

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