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  Miers, Harriet Ellan
NameHarriet Ellan Miers
Dallas, Texas , United States
Born August 10, 1945 (75 years)
Last ModifedCOSDem
Oct 12, 2005 08:11pm
InfoHarriet Miers serves as Counsel to the President. Most recently, she served as Assistant to the President and Deputy Chief of Staff, and prior to that she was Assistant to the President and Staff Secretary.

Before joining the President’s staff, she was Co-Managing Partner at Locke Liddell & Sapp, LLP from 1998-2000. She had worked at the Locke Purnell, Rain & Harrell firm, or its predecessor, from 1972 until its merger with the Liddell Sapp firm. From 1995 until 2000, she was chair of the Texas Lottery Commission. In 1992, Harriet became the first woman president of the Texas State Bar, and in 1985 she became the first woman president of the Dallas Bar Association. She also served as a Member-At-Large on the Dallas City Council.

Harriet received both her undergraduate and law degrees from Southern Methodist University.

In October of 2004, President George W. Bush nominated Harriet Miers to the Supreme Court of the United States as an Associate Justice.



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May 26, 2009 08:00pm Idiocy Obama's Harriet Miers  Article COSDem 
Feb 14, 2008 03:00pm News House Approves Contempt Citations Against Bolten, Miers  Article RBH 
Oct 20, 2005 12:00am News Senators Say Miers' Answers Insufficient  Article Servo 
Oct 16, 2005 04:00pm Profile Miers' troubles with tax liens  Article RP 
Oct 14, 2005 05:00pm Analysis Window Into Miers' Legal Thinking in the 1990s Reflects a Glint of Liberalism  Article RP 
Oct 13, 2005 10:00pm Opinion Is Harriet Miers a victim of sexism?  Article COSDem 
Oct 12, 2005 01:00pm General The Harriet And George Letters  Article Servo 
Oct 12, 2005 12:00pm General Bush: Religion factor in Miers pick  Article Monsieur 
Oct 11, 2005 11:00am Amusing Documents Show Supreme Court Nominee's Close Ties to Bush  Article COSDem 
Oct 11, 2005 08:45am Commentary Laura Bush says sexism possible in Miers criticism  Article Homegrown Democrat 
Oct 06, 2005 05:00pm Commentary THIS IS WHAT 'ADVICE AND CONSENT' MEANS [Ann Coulter on Harriet Miers]  Article COSDem 
Oct 06, 2005 01:00pm Endorsement Dobson admits doubt - Focus founder questioning early endorsement of Miers  Article RP 
Oct 06, 2005 12:00pm Analysis Supreme Court Nominee Helped Set Up Lecture Series That Brought Leading Feminists to Southern Methodist U.  Article RP 
Oct 03, 2005 08:00pm Blog Entry Miers hearts gays  Article COSDem 
Oct 03, 2005 02:00pm Opinion Some Quick Thoughts on Harriet Miers  Article Servo 
Oct 03, 2005 10:00am News Miers Donated to Democrats  Article Servo 
Oct 03, 2005 09:00am News Who Is Harriet Miers?  Article Servo 

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Justice Miers  Discuss
  11/17/2004 White House Counsel Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  05/20/1989 Dallas City Council - District 09 - Runoff Won 62.09% (+24.19%)
  01/31/2006 Supreme Court - Associate Justice Lost 0.00% (-58.00%)
Dallas City Council - District 13 - May 09, 2009 R Ann Margolin
TX US President - D Primary - Mar 08, 1988 D Al Gore