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 Supreme Court Justice Nominations
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Vinson Confirmed as Chief Justice1946
Thurgood Marshall Becomes First Negro Justice1967
Thomas, Hill Make Statements As Panel Begins Hearings1991
Thomas Spars With Committee Over Natural Law, Abortion1991
Supreme Court Nominees1960
Supreme Court Choice Easily Approved1975
Sotomayor is Sworn in as First Hispanic Justice on High Court2009
Senate Rejects Haynsworth Nomination to Court1969
Senate Duty Swayed Decision About Court, Mitchell Says1994
Senate Confirms Souter for High Court1990
Roberts Opens With 'No Agenda'2005
Roberts Confirmed as Chief Justice Following Rehnquist's Death2005
Republicans Hold Senate Majority and Gear Up for Supreme Court Battle2016
Republicans Block Obama Nominee To Succeed Conservative Justice Scalia2016
Rehnquist, Scalia Win Senate Confirmation1986
Reagan Fills Court Vacancy on Third Attempt1987
Presidential Statement: Reagan Nominates Kennedy1987
Presidential Statement to Congress: Nixon's Statements on Carswell Nomination Rejection1970
Presidential Statement to Congress: Nixon Nominates Burger1969
Presidential News Conference: Clinton nominates Ginsburg to Supreme Court1993
Presidential Address: Reagan Asks for Public Help to Get Senate to Confirm Bork1987
O'Connor: First Woman on Supreme Court1981
Nomination Hearings: Ginsburg Adroit, Amiable But Avoids Specifics1993
Nixon Fills Chief Justice, Other Top Positions1969
Minton Nomination1949
Justice Stevens Reinforces Court Moderates1976
Johnson News Conference1968
Gorsuch Confirmed to Supreme Court2017
Ginsburg Easily Wins Seat on High Court1993
Elena Kagan Confirmed, Putting Three Women on Supreme Court2010
Court Nominees: Powell and Rehnquist Confirmed1971
Confirmation of Burton as Associate Supreme Court Justice1945
Clark Nomination1949
Clarence Thomas Wins Senate Confirmation1991
Chief Justice Confirmation1954
Change to Filibuster for Supreme Court Nominees Highlights Rules Revisions2017
Centrist Justice Easily Confirmed1994
Carswell Nomination to Court Rejected by Senate1970
Bush Drops Miers, Picks Alito for Court2005
Breyer Gets Warm Reception From Senate Judiciary1994
Blackmun Unanimously Confirmed for Supreme Court1970
Attempt to Stop Fortas Debate Fails By 14-Vote Margin1968
Anita Hill Leak Inquiry Unsuccessful1992
Alito Easily Wins Seat on High Court After Opponents' Efforts Fizzle2006