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Centrists seen shying from filibuster

Alito winning plaudits from key senators

By Susan Milligan
Globe Staff / November 3, 2005

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WASHINGTON -- Centrist senators who may decide the fate of Supreme Court nominee Samuel A. Alito Jr. are showing a reluctance to permit a filibuster of the conservative nominee, enhancing Alito's chances of being confirmed to the high court despite heated opposition from liberal and abortion rights groups. (Full article: 711 words)

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