Diversity, Not Politics, Key to Court Pick

As President Obama considers his pick to replace retiring Supreme Court Justice David Souter, the buzz in Washington is less about political ideology and more about getting diversity on the bench. Souter is one of the more liberal members of the court, so in naming his successor, Obama is not going to have a chance to swing the court further in line with his politics, the way former President Bush did with the two seats he was able to fill during his eight years in office. Bush made his mark...Full Story
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