- Making News: President Nominates Harriet Miers as Supreme Court Justice
Harriet Miers is a Texas lawyer, former member of the Dallas City Council and currently counsel to the Bush White House. She coordinated the search that led to John Roberts' nomination as Chief Justice. Now the President wants her to succeed Justice Sandra Day O'Connor. Viveca Novak of Time magazine has more on the President's strategy in naming a woman to the court, one he once called a "pit bull in size 6 shoes."
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