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Wednesday, May 12, 2010
Conservatives try to corral Tea Partiers in opposition to Elena Kagan’s Supreme Court nomination
Will Tea Party activists — who have a keen interest in protecting the Constitution, but are mostly focused on ousting incumbents in midterm elections — sign up for the fight against Elena Kagan’s nomination to the Supreme Court? “We’re gonna be hitting it hard,” said Judson Phillips, a lawyer who leads the Tea Party Nation organization. The leader said he plans to author a mass e-mail later Monday to members of the group stressing the importance of protesting Kagan’s nomination. President Obama nominated Kagan, the government’s solicitor general, to the high court during a White House ceremony Monday. Phillips said he also plans to work on getting other Tea Party groups involved “to see if we can stop this nomination.” He said activists should be willing — not just to oppose Kagan — but “any nominee who comes through” from Obama “even if that means for the next two years, we only have eight justices.” “As far left as Obama is, he wants someone on the court as liberal as he is,” Phillips said...more
Frank DuBois served as the NM Secretary of Agriculture from 1988 to 2003. DuBois is a former legislative assistant to a U.S. Senator, a Deputy Assistant Secretary of Interior, and is the founder of the DuBois Rodeo Scholarship.