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President defends pick amid criticism

Despite split on the right, he calls Miers 'keen mind'

By Nina J. Easton
Globe Staff / October 5, 2005

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WASHINGTON -- Declaring that his Supreme Court nominee ''will not legislate from the bench," President Bush yesterday fended off criticism from conservative allies unhappy with the nomination of his White House counsel, Harriet E. Miers. (Full article: 1047 words)

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