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Do you think female Supreme Court nominees are more harshly scrutinized than male nominees?

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Poll Results: 3,813 votes
46%
Yes. Female nominees' personal lives are looked at much more closely.
 
22%
If you are going to be in the Supreme Court, your life should be an open book.
 
14%
No. All nominees are equally scrutinized.
 
10%
Sometimes.
 
8%
Other
 


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Dave C.
Friday February 7, 2014, 6:16 PM


maybe, but its just more likely that Democratic appointments are more closely scrutinized.....I don't remember Sandra Day O'Connor being very much scrutinized..........

Natasha Salgado
Thursday January 16, 2014, 1:33 AM


Yes

Michael A.
Sunday January 12, 2014, 1:31 AM


no

Sue H.
Thursday December 19, 2013, 10:45 PM


Yes.

Judy T.
Sunday December 8, 2013, 8:37 PM


Yes. Absolutely!

Alan Lambert
Wednesday November 13, 2013, 10:23 AM


Nominees from the party that doesn't control the Senate are more closely examined, cf. Robert Bork

Alan Lambert
Wednesday November 13, 2013, 10:22 AM


Nominees from the party that doesn't control the Senate are more closely examined, cf. Robert Bork.

John B.
Friday November 1, 2013, 4:36 AM


Yes.

Nimue Pendragon
Friday August 30, 2013, 5:10 PM


yes

Nimue Pendragon
Friday August 30, 2013, 5:09 PM


yes



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