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U.S. Supreme Court Nomination of Harriet Miers Withdrawn

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By Admin on October 27, 2005 7:19 PM

Harriet Miers, who had been nominated by President Bush to serve as an Associate Justice on the U.S. Supreme Court, withdrew her name from consideration today. Her reasons are explained in her letter to the President (PDF).  You can also read the official White House statement on the nomination withdrawl, and view a historical chart of all prior U.S. Supreme Court nominations.