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Harriet Miers

The White House on Thursday accepted Harriet Miers’ withdrawal as a nominee for the Supreme Court, after weeks of attempting to shore up support for her confirmation among religious conservatives. Miers, 60, President Bush’s White House counsel and long-time adviser, was criticized by the left, who feared she would vote to overturn Roe v. Wade, […] Read More

Facing threats that the Senate Judiciary Committee might subpoena him, Focus on the Family founder James Dobson has disclosed details of a private conversation with presidential adviser Karl Rove. Dobson denied there was a “backroom deal” offering assurance that Supreme Court nominee Harriet Miers would vote against abortion in exchange for his support. Last week […] Read More

Focus on the Family founder James Dobson told his radio audience Wednesday that he supports Supreme Court nominee Harriet Miers, but he isn’t at liberty to say completely why. “It was leaked to the media that I’ve had conversations with Karl Rove, and the White House, which is true, but I have not revealed those […] Read More

President Bush’s nominee to replace Justice Sandra Day O’Connor on the U.S. Supreme Court is an evangelical Christian and longtime member of a Dallas church whose preaching pastor is arguably the most influential Church of Christ minister in the Southern Baptist Convention. White House Counsel Harriet Miers had a Catholic upbringing but joined Valley View […] Read More

President Bush’s nominee to replace Justice Sandra Day O’Connor on the U.S. Supreme Court is an evangelical Christian and longtime member of a Dallas church whose preaching pastor is arguably the most influential Church of Christ minister in the Southern Baptist Convention. White House Counsel Harriet Miers had a Catholic upbringing but joined Valley View […] Read More