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4/12/2010 - CREW Files Congressional Ethics Complaints on C Street House Residents
Earlier this month, Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) filed complaints with the Senate Ethics Committee and the House Office of Congressional Ethics against members of Congress who reside or have resided at the C Street house that is the home of the so-called "Family"....

2/4/2008 - Major Report Reveals Afghanistan Faltering
The Afghan Study Group (ASG), composed of a bipartisan group of leading scholars and experts on Afghanistan, released a report yesterday stating that "the mission to stabilize Afghanistan is faltering"....

12/9/2004 - Pickering to Step Down from Appeals Court
A controversial judge appointed to the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals announced that he would step down from the bench when Congress adjourns....

2/23/2004 - Bush Makes Second Recess Appointment of Right-Wing Judicial Nominee
For the second time this year, President Bush bypassed the Senate by appointing a filibustered judicial nominee while Congress was in recess....

1/20/2004 - Bush Makes Recess Appointment of Filibustered Judge
Bypassing the constitutionally required review of the Senate, President Bush on Friday installed embattled right-wing judge Charles Pickering to the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals as a recess appointment....

11/14/2003 - Women's Rights Leaders Support Current Judicial Filibusters
Women's rights leaders joined women Senators and Senator Tom Daschle (D-ND) today at a press conference at the Capitol supporting current filibusters against anti-women nominees....

10/30/2003 - Senate Democrats Successfully Filibuster Right-Wing Judicial Nominee
Senate Democrats today blocked the confirmation of right-wing judicial nominee Charles Pickering....

10/29/2003 - Senate Moving Far Right Nominees
Thursday the full Senate will vote on a cloture motion to end debate on a Democratic filibuster of the nomination of Judge Charles Pickering to the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, and yesterday the Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing on the nomination of Claude Allen to the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals....

10/3/2003 - Judiciary Committee Sends Pickering Nomination to Floor
Yesterday, the Senate Judiciary Committee voted 10-9 along party lines to send to the full Senate the nomination of Judge Charles Pickering for the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals....

9/24/2003 - Judiciary Committee to Vote on Far-Right Nominee Pickering
The Senate Judiciary Committee has scheduled a vote for Thursday on the nomination of far-right Judge Charles Pickering to the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals....

9/12/2003 - Opposition to Anti-Women Nominee Pickering Wavering
Judge Charles Pickering, who was defeated in Committee on a straight party-line vote in March 2002, will be reconsidered by the now Republican-controlled Senate Judiciary Committee in the next few weeks....

6/10/2003 - Republicans Work to Prohibit Filibusters of Nominees
The Senate Rules Committee held a hearing on June 5 on a Republican proposal that would make filibustering of presidential nominees all but impossible....

5/6/2003 - Senate Approves Cook; Estrada Filibuster Continues
With a vote of 66-25, the Senate confirmed the nomination of Deborah Cook to the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals - despite her disturbing record on the Ohio Supreme Court....

4/29/2003 - Bush Stacking Federal Courts
WASHINGTON, DC The Feminist Majority stands together with a broad coalition of womens rights, civil rights, disability rights, labor and environmental groups today to urge the Senate to block President Bush from stacking the courts with right-wing judges....

1/27/2003 - Feminist Majority Opposes Bushs Anti-Women Judicial Nominee
Feminist Majority Opposes Bushs Anti-Women Judicial Nominee Kuhls nomination seen as warm-up to Supreme Court battle Los Angeles With a judicial record that is clearly anti-women, Carolyn Kuhl, President Bushs nominee to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, poses an imminent danger to womens rights, Katherine Spillar, executive vice-president of the Feminist Majority declared today....

1/10/2003 - Stacking The Courts, Bush Brings Back Anti-Women Judicial Nominees
President Bush renamed several anti-women judicial nominees yesterday including Charles Pickering and Priscilla Owen both nominated to the US Circuit Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and both rejected by the Democratic-controlled Senate Judiciary Committee last year....

1/9/2003 - Democrats Vow To Filibuster Anti-Women Judicial Nominee
Led by Senators Charles Schumer (D-NY) and Richard Durbin (D-IL), Democrats vowed to filibuster President Bushs renomination of anti-women, anti-civil rights Judge Charles Pickering to the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit....

1/8/2003 - Bush Brings Back Anti-Women Judicial Nominees
President Bush renamed several anti-women judicial nominees yesterday including Charles Pickering and Priscilla Owen both nominated to the US Circuit Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and both rejected by the Democratic-controlled Senate Judiciary Committee last year....

1/5/2003 - Democrats Uphold Filibuster Against Owen
With a vote of 52-44, Senate Democrats upheld a filibuster today on President Bush's nomination of Priscilla Owen to the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals and launched the latest fight against Bush's campaign to pack the courts with right wing judges....

12/20/2002 - Lott to Step Down as Senate Majority Leader
In a victory for civil rights and womens rights, Senator Trent Lott (R-MS) announced his decision today to step down from his position as Senate Majority Leader....

9/19/2002 - Anti-Women Judicial Nominee Does Little To Appease Critics In Senate Committee Hearing
Michael McConnell consistently tried to distance himself from his anti-womens rights and anti-civil rights writings during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing yesterday on his nomination to a lifetime seat on the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals....

9/17/2002 - Feminist Majority Opposes President Bushs Anti-Women Judicial Nominee
Members of the Senate Judiciary Committee Must Vote Against McConnell WASHINGTON, DC - With a judicial record that is clearly anti-women, Michael McConnell, President Bushs nominee to the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, poses an imminent danger to womens rights, Eleanor Smeal, president of the Feminist Majority declared today....

9/17/2002 - Progressive Groups Join Together To Voice Opposition To Anti-Women Judicial Nominee
The Feminist Majority joined several other womens rights, civil rights and progressive groups at a press conference today to voice opposition to President Bushs nomination of Michael McConnell to the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals....

9/16/2002 - Womens Groups Oppose Bushs Latest Right-Wing Judicial Nominee; McConnell To Have Senate Committee Hearing Wednesday
The Feminist Majority joined several abortion rights, civil rights and other progressive groups in opposing President Bushs nomination of Michael McConnell, a right-wing judicial activist, to the Tenth US Circuit Court of Appeals....

9/5/2002 - Senate Committee Votes To Reject Conservative Judicial Nominee
President Bushs nomination of ultra-conservative, anti-abortion rights Priscilla Owen to the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit was defeated today in a 10-9 vote by the US Senate Judiciary Committee....