Alito to Face Further Grilling by Senate Panel

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Samuel Alito

Judge Samuel Alito listens to a question during his confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee, Jan. 11. Reuters hide caption

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Supreme Court nominee Samuel Alito faces more questions Wednesday by members of the Senate Judiciary Committee. Alito spent about nine hours before the panel on Tuesday, where he was questioned doggedly about his stance on abortion and on presidential powers.

Correction Jan. 25, 2006

This story reported that Samuel Alito held significant amounts of stock in Vanguard; rather, Alito held shares of Vanguard mutual funds.

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