OBAMA STATEMENT ON THE NOMINATION OF JUDGE JOHN G. ROBERTS TO THE SUPREME COURT
WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Barack Obama today issued the following statement about the nomination of Judge John G. Roberts to the Supreme Court:
"I take very seriously the Senate's advice and consent role regarding a Supreme Court nomination. I will be closely following the Judiciary Committee hearings on Judge Roberts and will thoroughly review his record before deciding whether or not to vote to confirm him. I hope that this process will be civil and deliberate, because that is what the American people deserve."