Sen. Salazar Meets With Roberts; Discusses Water, Women's Rights

Denver (AP) Colorado Senator Ken Salazar met with U.S. Supreme Court nominee John Roberts Friday, but says he still hasn't decided whether he'll support Roberts' confirmation. The Democrat says he looks forward to the information that will come forward in the Judiciary Committee's hearing next week.

During the roughly hour–long meeting in Washington, Salazar says he asked Roberts about water law, voting rights, women's rights and the equal treatment of minorities. The senator says he appreciated Roberts' response.

In a letter to Roberts dated Wednesday, Salazar asked Roberts if he knew of the water, public lands and environmental issues in the Western UnitedSstates. He also questioned Roberts in the letter about his views on the Title IX Gender Equality Law and the failed Equal Rights Amendment.

Salazar's meeting with Roberts came one day after Republican Senator Wayne Allard met with the Supreme Court nominee. Allard has said he would support Roberts' confirmation.

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