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Oft-Mentioned Possible Successors

As President Obama begins the search for a replacement for Justice David H. Souter, these names are often mentioned by administration officials, interest groups and others who watch the court as possible successors. The list is heavy with women and minorities, because the last three justices confirmed to the court were white men.


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Successor To Souter Anticipated By October
Article | President Obama said yesterday that he plans to move quickly to name a replacement for retiring Supreme Court Justice David H. Souter, as senators and interest groups on both ends of the ideological spectrum began mobilizing for the first court confirmation battle of his presidency.

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