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

Published October 27, 2005 4:18PM (EDT)

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.

By Tim Grieve

Tim Grieve is a senior writer and the author of Salon's War Room blog.

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