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Schumer Gets Ready To Smear Judge Pickering

Friday, January 10, 2003

Call it wishful thinking, but we had hoped that GOP control of the Senate meant that we would finally get to stop writing about judicial politics. We hadn`t counted on Senator Chuck Schumer. The New York Democrat and member of the Judiciary Committee has started the New Year with a harangue, playing the race card and vowing to filibuster the nomination of Charles Pickering, Sr., whom President Bush renominated Tuesday to the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.

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