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  1. Hugh Hewitt:Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 28 | Jewish World Review

    ... from moderator Candy Crowley's intervention in a presidential debate with Mitt Romney, for example, and Harriet Miers's failed nomination to the Supreme Court greatly hurt Bush's standing - but major disasters always amplify the president's role as ...

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  2. Trump Doesn't Have a Base. He Has a Personality Cult.Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2017 | The Weekly Standard

    ... of my head, I can think of three big fights George. W. Bush had with his base (not including the Iraq war): Harriet Miers, immigration reform, and claiming that Islam is a "religion of peace." These were moments when people who counted themselves as ...

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  3. Harriet Miers Fast FactsRead the original story

    Jul 21, 2017 | WICU12 Erie

    October 3, 2005 - President Bush names Miers to be Justice Sandra Day O'Connor's replacement on the Supreme Court. January 2007 - Receives the Department of Justice Edmund J. Randolph Award for her "dedicated service to justice, the President and the United States of America."

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  4. President Trump's Radioactive Twitter Proves Why He Needs Republican CriticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2017 | RedState

    ... not weak-chinned, mealy-mouthed, waffling objection. He needs pushback. The kind Bush got when he nominated Harriet Miers. The kind that John McCain gets when he transgresses conservative orthodoxy (which is bad for him but good for Trump for some ...

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  5. The Gorsuch Filibuster And the Myth of the Apolitical Supreme CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2017 | Lawyers, Guns, and Money

    ... identified: in that scenario the the nominee would most likely fail, like George W. Bush's nomination of Harriet Miers, because he or she lacked the support of the majority. But let's say grant that a justice who would win on merits but not on the ...

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  6. DeMint: Gorsuch is a model for future judicial nominationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2017 | The Hill

    ... It was often simply guesswork. So when a nominee's name emerged, it was often a complete surprise. (Hello, Harriet Miers.) That wasn't the case this time. President Trump turned convention on its head and made his selection process transparent from ...

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  7. Will Neil Gorsuch be President Trump's one and only top-notch...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2017 | The Plain Dealer

    ... John Roberts and Samuel Alito. (The ABA issued ratings without President George W. Bush's participation ; Harriet Miers' nomination went up in smoke before the ABA released its ranking.) Indeed, if the ABA has a bias, it's probably for practitioners ...

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  8. Gorsuch May Be Trump's Last 'Well Qualified' JudgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2017 | Bloomberg

    ... rating, as did judges John Roberts and Samuel Alito. (The ABA issued ratings without Bush's participation; Harriet Miers's nomination went up in smoke before the ABA released its ranking.) Indeed, if the ABA has a bias, it's probably for ...

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  9. 'This family lies like I breathe': Maher calls out Ivanka ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2017 | The Raw Story

    ... haven't. "They're profiting," she said. "It's like a profit-making entity for the family." Maher brought up Harriet Miers, who was shot down by the GOP when George W. Bush attempted to appoint her to the Supreme Court. Maher called her "kind of, ...

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  10. Airless. Insular. Clubby. Smug.Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2017 | Slate Magazine

    ... and vetted with the same precision of every recent presumptive justice (with the exception, perhaps, of Harriet Miers). The whole exercise should have represented a monumental exhale for the Trump administration, a chance to say, "No, this isn't all ...

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  11. Roadmap to the Senate's nuclear option for confirming GorsuchRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2017 | Fox News

    ... 1968. But Fortas was already on the Supreme Court. Nominees have withdrawn. President George W. Bush nominated Harriet Miers in 2005 before she pulled out, anticipating a rocky confirmation process. President Ronald Reagan tapped Douglas Ginsburg ...

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  12. Report: Andrew Napolitano thinks Trump might put him on the Supreme CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2017 | Hot Air

    ... Trump. But the last time a Republican president offered a Court seat to an outside-the-box choice, we got the Harriet Miers debacle. Why would Trump's advisors sit by and risk a reprise of that when they've got 20 other candidates to choose from? ...

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  13. Supreme Court confirmation hearings are always dull and uneventful....Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2017 | Hot Air

    ... years to fall short of being confirmed ended up being done in before they ever received a vote in the Senate. Harriet Miers's nomination was withdrawn by Bush after conservatives revolted and Merrick Garland got bottled up because he had the ...

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  14. Ruth: Gorsuch's bland confirmation hearingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2017 | St. Petersburg Times

    ... he admitted to smoking marijuana as a college professor. How quaint. And President George W. Bush's pick of Harriet Miers quickly imploded after it became clear that Joe Pesci's character in My Cousin Vinny had a sharper legal mind. And yes, there ...

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  15. Takeaways from the Gorsuch confirmation hearingsRead the original story

    Mar 21, 2017 | Berkshire Eagle

    ... days later, a lawyer for Anschutz wrote on the billionaire's behalf to the White House counsel at the time, Harriet Miers, to suggest that Bush consider nominating Gorsuch. She gave him an interview in early February, and he ended up getting the ...

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  16. Flowers: Gorsuch is chum for Democrat paybackRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2017 | Philly.com

    ... any real questions,) then there was that unfortunate "WTF?" Moment when President George W. Bush tried to get Harriet Miers on the court, but all was righted (no pun intended) with John Roberts and Sam Alito having relatively little trouble. Yes, ...

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  17. Trump may not last a year, his Supreme Court shouldn't last generationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2017 | The Hill

    ... public support for a Supreme Court nominee since the controversial nominations of Robert Bork (31 percent) and Harriet Miers (44 percent). The Senate rejected Bork, and Miers withdrew under intense criticism. "The American people are perfectly ...

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  18. Early Supreme Court hearings little resembled their modern counterpartsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2017 | Yahoo!

    ... to field a variety of questions. (In 2005, President Bush withdrew nomination appearances for John Roberts and Harriet Miers, with Roberts later appearing before the committee for his Chief Justice confirmation.) Until the 1980s, few hearings ...

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  19. Why Did Trump Just Fire 46 Federal Prosecutors?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2017 | The Washington Monthly

    ... that it would be "weird to ask them to leave before completing at least a 4-year term." To White House counsel Harriet Miers, Sampson argued that they should focus on replacing only a few of the prosecutors, and then only if they had replacements ...

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  20. Trump Turns on the CharmBy Matt LewisRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2017 | The Daily Beast

    ... to remember the last time a Republican was in the White House. For most of his tenure (until he nominated Harriet Miers for the Supreme Court), conservatives gave President George W. Bush's less-than-conservative policies a pass. It was a decision ...

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