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Robert Bork: Great Teachers Transcend Ideology

Bruce Judson | Posted 03.19.2013 | College
Bruce Judson

Great teachers are not bound by ideology. Our leaders at the national and state level are also teachers. We need them to decide on a course of action, explain why it makes sense, and engage in honest discourse with those who oppose their actions.

Imagining Supreme Court Justice Robert Bork

Michael Keegan | Posted 02.20.2013 | Politics
Michael Keegan

Let us extend our sympathy to Robert Bork's family and friends. But let us also take a stand for an important historical truth: the successful fight against his confirmation was a noble cause, and his defeat was one of the most important progressive victories.

Bork Nomination Fight Caused Huge Stir

AP | MARK SHERMAN | Posted 12.19.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Conservatives wanted Robert H. Bork on the Supreme Court. They wound up with Anthony Kennedy, the key vote in reaffirming a woman's righ...

WATCH: Ted Kennedy Warns Of 'Robert Bork's America' In 1987

Posted 12.19.2012 | Politics

It was a classic moment in U.S. Senate history. The late Sen. Ted Kennedy (D-Mass.) took to the floor on June 23, 1987 to oppose the nomination of Rob...

Opposition to Robert Bork Was Not 'Shameful'

Asher Smith | Posted 02.18.2013 | Politics
Asher Smith

Democrats opposing Bork's nomination would have seen their votes as not just a stand against a particular judicial nominee but as a vote against the social agenda of an administration they felt was attempting to turn the page on the progress of previous decades.

Controversial Supreme Court Nominee Dies

Posted 12.19.2012 | Politics

Robert Bork, a former solicitor general perhaps best known for his controversial Supreme Court nomination which failed in 1987, died Wednesday due to ...