Justices Curb Bush Agenda The Supreme Court's recent ruling affirming the rights of detainees held as enemy combatants was seen as a blow to the broad executive powers claimed by the Bush administration in the war on terror. Despite the high court's conservative majority, observers say many decisions this term have stalled or reversed the administration's conservative agenda. Hear NPR's Nina Totenberg.
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Supreme Court Actions Seen Curbing Bush Agenda

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Supreme Court Actions Seen Curbing Bush Agenda

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Supreme Court Actions Seen Curbing Bush Agenda

Supreme Court Actions Seen Curbing Bush Agenda

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The Supreme Court's recent ruling affirming the rights of detainees held as enemy combatants was seen as a blow to the broad executive powers claimed by the Bush administration in the war on terror. Despite the high court's conservative majority, observers say many decisions this term have stalled or reversed the administration's conservative agenda. Hear NPR's Nina Totenberg.