Judiciary Panel Wants More Answers from Miers The Senate Judiciary Committee has returned its questionnaire to Supreme Court nominee Harriet Miers. Sen. Arlen Specter (R-PA), the panel's chair, called Miers' responses "insufficient" and asked for "amplification." Hearings on Miers' nomination are set for Nov. 7.
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Judiciary Panel Wants More Answers from Miers

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Judiciary Panel Wants More Answers from Miers

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Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Arlen Specter, left, and ranking committee Democrat Pat Leahy hold a news conference in Washington Oct. 19. Reuters hide caption

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The Senate Judiciary Committee has returned its questionnaire to Supreme Court nominee Harriet Miers.

Sen. Arlen Specter (R-PA), the panel's chair, called Miers' responses "insufficient" and said he and counterpart Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-VT) are sending a "detailed letter asking for amplification on many, many of the items." Hearings on Miers' nomination are set for Nov. 7.