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Senate Panel Concludes Questioning of Alito

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Senate Panel Concludes Questioning of Alito

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Senate Panel Concludes Questioning of Alito

Senate Panel Concludes Questioning of Alito

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Supreme Court nominee Judge Samuel Alito leaves the hearing room after concluding his participation in confirmation hearings on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., Jan. 12. Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images hide caption

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The Senate Judiciary Committee completes its questioning of Supreme Court nominee Samuel Alito. Thursday's testimony also concentrated heavily on the issues of abortion and executive power.

The panel also begins hearing testimony from outside witnesses, including representatives the American Bar Association and some current and retired appeals judges.

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