As a protégé of Kenneth Starr, a foot soldier in the recount fight after the 2000 election and a force behind recent controversial federal court nominations, Brett Kavanaugh is one of President Bush's key advisers. Whether Kavanaugh's right-wing credentials will translate into an ideology that can keep him from a position on the D.C. Circuit -- often called the second-most-important court in the country -- is a question sure to come before the Senate Judiciary Committee in the months ahead.
Will D.C. Circuit Nominee's Conservative Credentials Be His Undoing?
March 7, 2006