His 1987 nomination hearing was a hotly contested battle of ideas. "On a whole host of subjects, from individual privacy to civil rights, he defied the conventional wisdom and said the Supreme Court had been wrong," NPR's Nina Totenberg has said. The Senate turned Bork down by a vote of 58-42.
The Iowa couple has one requirement: The visiting team's locker room must be painted pink. The inspiration for this design element came from Kinnick stadium at the University of Iowa. Its pink walls, shelves and urinals have taunted visiting teams for years.
Michigan Governor Rick Snyder vetoed a bill Tuesday that would have allowed people with concealed pistol permits to carry guns into schools and other public spaces. He said the legislation did not allow individual places to opt out.
Funerals continue Wednesday for the victims of the Sandy Hook school shootings, as their friends and families struggle to make sense of the tragedy. The family of 6-year-old Noah Pozner explains how they are beginning to deal with the loss.
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