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President, Leahy discuss Supreme Court opening

Sen. Patrick Leahy Sen. Patrick Leahy

Washington, D.C. - April 21, 2010

Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vermont, visited the White House Wednesday morning to talk with the president about the opening on the U.S. Supreme Court.

President Obama and Vice President Joe Biden talked with Leahy and other Senate leaders from both parties. They are laying the groundwork for replacing retiring Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens. Much has been made over what kind of nominee Obama will choose and what kind of opposition Republicans will mount.

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