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Tuesday, September 27, 2005

Lieberman and Dodd give the thumbs-up to Roberts

No surprise here. Roberts passed the smell test during his confirmation hearing and looks like his advancement to the Supreme Court is certain.

From The Hartford Courant
Connecticut Sens. Christopher J, Dodd and Joseph I. Lieberman today said they would vote to confirm John G. Roberts Jr. as chief justice of the U.S. Supreme Court.

The two Democrats joined other party members in endorsing President Bush's first court nominee, and like their fellow Democrats, expressed some misgivings about the conservative judge.

But both senators found Roberts to be highly qualified with a strong knowledge and respect for the law.