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Sunday, October 23, 2005

“Bush Choice Gets Criticisms Rare for Nominees to Court”: This article will appear Monday in The New York Times.

In Monday’s edition of Financial Times, Patti Waldmeir reports that “Senators seek more details of Miers’ role in war on terror.”

The Dallas Morning News on Monday will report that “Senators to scrutinize Miers family land sale; Original award in eminent domain case was 18 times valuation.”

And USA Today on Monday will report that “Miers fails to sway skeptical senators.”

Posted at 11:30 PM by Howard Bashman

“Judiciary Panel May Ask Dobson to Testify; Evangelical Leader Says He Has Been Privy to Miers’s View”: This article will appear Monday in The Washington Post.

Posted at 7:50 PM by Howard Bashman

“This is going to be hard to watch”: Today in The St. Petersburg Times, columnist Philip Gailey has an op-ed in which he writes, “The way things have been going, Miers risks not only rejection by the Senate but humiliation by her critics.”

Posted at 7:30 PM by Howard Bashman

“Unwise Counsel: Why was the White House so unprepared for the Miers flak?” Glenn Harlan Reynolds has this op-ed today at OpinionJournal.

Posted at 1:38 PM by Howard Bashman

“Dissatisfaction with Miers only increases”: The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette contains this news analysis today.

Today in The Orange County Register, Dena Bunis has a news analysis headlined “Miers nomination process has many heads spinning.”

The Los Angeles Times reports that “Democrats Keep Mum on Miers Nomination; For now, they are willing to let the Republicans fight among themselves over Bush’s court pick.”

In The Houston Chronicle, Clay Robison has an essay entitled “A little Texas hindsight into Miers’ nomination.”

In The Arizona Republic, columnist Doug MacEachern has an op-ed entitled “Harriet Miers, a time bomb for conservative progress.”

In The Washington Times, Tom Bray has an op-ed entitled “Judicial philosophy high score.”

In The Oakland Tribune, Byron Williams has an op-ed entitled “Cronyism aside, Miers should do her homework.”

In The San Francisco Chronicle, Martin F. Nolan has an op-ed entitled “Miers takes the heat as Bush’s ratings fall; President’s fair-weather friends rise from their armchairs and turn on his nominee.”

In The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, Bradley R. Gitz has an op-ed entitled “Time for a do-over.”

And in The News Journal of Wilmington, Delaware, Lorraine Woellert has an op-ed entitled “Big business has lot to like about Miers.”

Posted at 1:00 PM by Howard Bashman

“Another elevation from Texas Supreme Court? Nathan Hecht, Harriet Miers’ No. 1 fan, may well be a favorite for the federal bench.” This article appears today in The Houston Chronicle.

Posted at 12:33 PM by Howard Bashman

“A quest supreme: Is constitutional pragmatism a recipe for restraint or activism; A biography of Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor and a book by Justice Stephen Breyer frame the issue — and the stakes.” Law Professor Jeffrey Rosen has this book review today in The Los Angeles Times.

Posted at 12:10 PM by Howard Bashman

“How To Lose Friends”: The October 31, 2005 issue of Time will contain a Notebook item that begins, “Harriet Miers can ill afford to lose any more support.”

Posted at 11:42 AM by Howard Bashman

“The Gathering Storm: How Katrina hurt Harriet—and what’s next for the embattled high-court nominee.” This article will appear in the October 31, 2005 issue of Newsweek.

Posted at 11:40 AM by Howard Bashman