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babsbunny Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-22-11 11:17 AM
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Justice Scalia set to address Tea Party Caucus on Capitol Hill
http://www.cnn.com/2011/POLITICS/01/21/scotus.scalia.tea.party/index.html?hpt=T2

By Bill Mears, CNN Supreme Court Producer
January 21, 2011 4:49 p.m. EST

Washington (CNN) -- Justice Antonin Scalia, a popular and entertaining speaker at various forums around the world, has one of the busiest schedules off the bench. But a closed-door address the conservative justice is scheduled to give Monday afternoon has attracted controversy, partly because of who is sponsoring the event.

The Tea Party Caucus, an informal congressional body, had invited the 74-year-old to talk informally with legislators, the first in what leaders are billing as regular "conservative constitutional seminars."

The event was designed as a "teaching event" only for members of Congress, and no cameras or reporters would be allowed to cover it. Scalia's scheduled one-hour topic will be "separation of powers."
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