Obama, Party Leaders To Discuss Supreme Court Pick

Law360, New York (April 13, 2010, 6:20 PM EDT) -- With rumors flying about whom the White House will choose to fill the U.S. Supreme Court vacancy that will be left by Justice John Paul Stevens' retirement, President Barack Obama on Tuesday called for a bipartisan meeting to discuss his selection.

The president invited Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R.-Ky., as well as Senate Judiciary Committee chairman Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., and Judiciary Committee ranking member Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., to an April 21 meeting on the topic.

“As he prepares...
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