Obama juggles summit and short lists

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Tuesday, April 13, 2010; 8:41 AM

By Ben Pershing Who says President Obama can't multitask? As the president wheels and deals on nuclear policy with dozens of world leaders at the Washington convention center, administration aides are back at the White House leaking a "short list" of Supreme Court candidates that may or may not accurately reflect the real universe of potential candidates. Iran was the focus of the first day of summitry. "President Obama used an unprecedented summit on nuclear terrorism Monday to press global leaders to support further isolating Iran for its nuclear activities, and the White House said that China's leader had agreed to cooperate with tightening U.N. sanctions on the Islamic republic," the Washington Post writes. The Wall Street Journal says "Obama and Chinese President Hu Jintao, meeting on the first day of a nuclear security summit, agreed to step up pressure on Iran for its nuclear program, the U.S. said, but

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