Obama Seeks 'Common Touch' in His Supreme Court Nominee

President Obama is poised to choose a Supreme Court nominee as soon as Tuesday, or possibly by the end of the week. The president is expected to tap a woman to fill retiring Justice David Souter's spot. Sources close to the selection process say the short list's leading contenders are federal appeals court judges Sonia Sotomayor and Diane Wood, and Solicitor General Elena Kagan. But after some comments from the president over the weekend, the top candidates on the short list may be...Full Story
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