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Eric W. Dolan – Supreme Court Justice Alito: My fundraising for conservative causes is ‘not important’

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Supreme Court Justice Alito: My fundraising for conservative causes is ‘not important’

By Eric W. Dolan
Wednesday, November 10th, 2010 — 2:42 pm

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Statement and fundraising appear to conflict with Code of Conduct for United States Judges

Supreme Court Justice Samuel Anthony Alito, Jr. said his involvement with a conservative fundraiser was “not important” after being confronted by a Think Progress blogger Tuesday night.

At a fundraising event for the right-wing magazine American Spectator, Lee Fang of Think Progress asked Alito why he thought it was appropriate to attend such a highly political fundraiser.

“It’s not important that I’m here,” Alito reportedly told Fang.

“You also helped headline this same event two years ago, obviously helping to raise political money as the keynote,” Fang shot back, only to receive the same response from Alito before he walked away. “It’s not important.”

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