The religious right may be celebrating the withdrawal of Harriet Miers this morning, but the victory may come at a cost. As Lyle Denniston notes today at SCOTUSblog, starting the process over again means it's likely that Sandra Day O'Connor will still be on the bench when the Supreme Court takes up three abortion-related cases on Nov. 30.
The cost -- to the right -- of Miers' scalp
O'Connor may get a vote after all in abortion cases looming on the Supreme Court's docket
October 27, 2005 8:18PM (UTC)
Tim Grieve is a senior writer and the author of Salon's War Room blog.MORE FROM Tim Grieve