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Bush Thwarts Opposition to Judge Pickering

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Bush Thwarts Opposition to Judge Pickering

Bush Thwarts Opposition to Judge Pickering

Bush Thwarts Opposition to Judge Pickering

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On Friday, President Bush installed controversial judge Charles W. Pickering on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit, using a recess appointment to circumvent the opposition of Senate Democrats. NPR's Liane Hansen speaks with Helen Dewar of The Washington Post.

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