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"I am particularly proud of my contributions in recent cases in which the government has argued in the Supreme Court that racial and ethnic quotas should not be allowed and that the Constitution does not protect a right to an abortion ... I am and always have been a conservative."

--Supreme Court nominee Judge Samuel Alito Jr., in a 1985 personnel file document released Tuesday by the Washington Times. Just in case we were wondering how he felt ... ta-da!