Kerry Eyes Filibuster over Alito Nomination

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Supreme Court nominee Samuel Alito enters the office of Sen. Kent Conrad (D-ND) for a meeting Friday i

Supreme Court nominee Samuel Alito enters the office of Sen. Kent Conrad (D-ND) for a meeting Friday. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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Supreme Court nominee Samuel Alito enters the office of Sen. Kent Conrad (D-ND) for a meeting Friday

Supreme Court nominee Samuel Alito enters the office of Sen. Kent Conrad (D-ND) for a meeting Friday.

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Just as Democratic opponents appeared resigned over the likely confirmation of Judge Samuel Alito for the Supreme Court, Sen. John Kerry (D-MA) is pushing for a filibuster of the nomination.

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