Selection rekindles sharp debate on filibuster
Democrats see choice of Alito as 'provocative'
WASHINGTON -- The Senate's furious debate over judicial filibusters was reignited yesterday by the nomination of Judge Samuel A. Alito Jr. to the Supreme Court, with Democrats reserving the right to use the tactic to block Alito's confirmation and two key Republicans vowing to support a change to Senate rules that would prevent that move. (Full article: 748 words)
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