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Clarence Thomas' Wife: He's Not Retiring

Virginia Thomas shoots down 'bogus' rumors

(Newser) - Anonymous sources told the Washington Examiner that conservative Supreme Court justice Clarence Thomas was considering stepping down from the bench after the presidential election—and the story circulated widely enough that Thomas' wife has now put the kibosh on it. "For all those who are contacting me about the... More »

Ginni Thomas Is a Journalist, Too

Clarence's wife joins conservative Daily Caller site

(Newser) - Ginni Thomas is no fan of the media, but now she's a part of it. Thomas, the wife of Supreme Court justice Clarence Thomas who is a Tea Party activist in her own right, has joined the right-wing site Daily Caller . Her job will be “identifying and interviewing people... More »

Virginia Thomas Denies Leaving Tea Party Group

Reports that CEO will take 'back seat' at Liberty inaccurate

(Newser) - Clarence Thomas' wife is denying reports that she's stepping down as CEO at the Tea Party-linked organization she founded last year, ABC News reports. The COO of Liberty Central said quotes in a Washington Post story from earlier today that suggested Virginia Thomas would take a "back seat" at... More »

Thomases Are Epic in Their Bad Judgment

Ginni's wacky phone call nothing next to political endeavors

(Newser) - Ginni Thomas, intending to very belatedly salvage her man's reputation, instead made a mockery of it, opines Maureen Dowd in the New York Times. And while "it's too late to relitigate the shameful Thomas-Hill hearings," Ginni Thomas' errant phone call is just the latest instance of "supremely... More »

Clarence Thomas 'Obsessed With Porn': Ex

And partial to big breasts, too, says Lillian McEwen

(Newser) - Ginni Thomas must be wishing she’d never extended that “olive branch” to Anita Hill : Clarence Thomas’s ex, who first spoke out Wednesday , is back—with a lot more to say about the Supreme Court justice. Hill’s allegations that Thomas made sexual advances toward her come as... More »

Clarence Thomas's Ex: Anita Hill Got It Right

Allegations didn't surprise old girlfriend Lillian McEwen

(Newser) - Most definitely not what Ginni Thomas hoped would happen when she called Anita Hill seeking an apology: Now that the story's gone national, the Washington Post talks to a woman who dated Clarence Thomas in the 1980s and says the lewd behavior alleged by Hill didn't surprise her. "The... More »

Clarence Thomas's Wife Calls Anita Hill, Seeks Apology

But Hill thinks it's a prank, calls cops

(Newser) - Bygones? Not so much. The wife of Clarence Thomas left a voicemail for Anita Hill requesting that she apologize for the testimony against her husband at his 1991 confirmation hearings, reports ABC News . “Good morning, Anita Hill, it's Ginny Thomas,” said the message. “I just wanted to... More »

Clarence Thomas' Wife Draws Secret Donors to Tea Party

Group gets $550,000 donation from 2 anonymous donors

(Newser) - Virginia “Ginni” Thomas' new think tank has something most Tea Party advocates lack: Deep pockets. The wife of Clarence Thomas founded Liberty Central in November with two donations totaling $550,000 that landed it squarely on the map. Thomas, who two years ago retreated to academia to avoid conflicts... More »

Newest Tea Partier: Clarence Thomas' Wife

Virginia Thomas may test traditional judicial impartiality

(Newser) - If Samuel Alito's State of the Union faux pas was a shot across the bow of the Supreme Court's tightly held impartiality, then Clarence Thomas' wife, Ginni, might be taking another. Spurred by the "hard-left agenda" of President Obama, the conservative justice's wife of 23 years recently founded Liberty... More »

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