July 21, 2005: Democrats Forgo Discord on Court Pick, at Least for Now (Los Angeles Times)

  • “Ever since Justice [Sandra Day] O’Connor announced her retirement [July 1], I have called on the president to choose a nominee who can unite the country, not divide it,” Reid said. “It remains to be seen whether John Roberts fits that description. I hope that he does, and I look forward to giving him the opportunity to make his case to the American people.”