And because this is what everyone outside his friends and family will think of first: the balance of power in Senate will not be affected. The state's Dem governor has to pick a successor from a list provided by the state GOP. Although Thomas' term extended until 2012, a special election will be held in 2008 for the seat.
Their letter to Congress warns about inevitable abuses against religious and racial minorities.
Let people join with the like-minded to reject officials and laws that don’t suit them and to construct systems that do.
The president's final batch of clemency actions includes commutations for dozens of nonviolent drug offenders.