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Here Are Obama's Potential Supreme Court Nominees
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Conservative Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia died of natural causes this weekend at age 79. Scalia leaves behind a Court that splits more or less evenly along ideological lines, and a slate of cases likely to result in a 4-4 tie as long as his … Tags: Justice Nominees, President Obama, Supreme Court Nomination, US […]

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Why President Obama should quickly nominate an Asian American to the US …
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PRESIDENT Obama, as a result of the unexpected death of US Supreme Court Justice Antonio Scalia, has an opportunity to appoint the first Asian American to the US Supreme Court in its more than 225 year history. As the late Justice Scalia has frequently … Tags: Justice Nominees, President Obama, Supreme Court Nomination, US Supreme Court

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Lawyers' body requests Obama to nominate South Asian to SC
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US President Barack Obama has been requested by a lawyers' body and a Congresswoman to nominate a South-Asian American to the Supreme Court to fill up the vacancy caused by the sudden death of conservative icon Justice Antonin Scalia. Tags: Justice Nominees, President Obama, Supreme Court Nomination, US Supreme Court

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Lawyers' body requests US President Barack Obama to nominate South Asian to …
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WASHINGTON: US President Barack Obama has been requested by a lawyers' body and a Congresswoman to nominate a South-Asian American to the Supreme Court to fill up the vacancy caused by the sudden death of conservative icon Justice Antonin … Tags: Justice Nominees, President Obama, Supreme Court Nomination, US Supreme Court

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Will Obama Nominate A Person Of Color To Replace Scalia?
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Vietnamese-American, Jacqueline Nguyen, has also been mentioned, but not nearly as much as the other two potential female nominees. She has been a judge on the San Francisco-based 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals since 2012. She reportedly has a … Tags: Antonin Scalia, Justice Nominees, President Obama, Supreme Court Nomination, US Supreme Court

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Scalia's Death and the Republican Party of Strict Obstructionism
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Cuellar's wife, Lucy Koh, is another contender: America's first female Korean-American district judge, confirmed by a 90-to-0 vote in the Senate when Obama nominated her for the post in 2010 but sure to be rejected now by the same Republican senators … Tags: Antonin Scalia, Justice Nominees, President Obama, Supreme Court Nomination, US Supreme Court

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Grace Meng calls on Obama to nominate an Asian American Supreme Court Justice
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U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) has called on President Barack Obama to nominate the first Asian American to the United States Supreme Court to replace Justice Antonin Scalia who passed away over the weekend. In a letter that Meng sent to the … Tags: Antonin Scalia, Grace Meng, Justice Nominees, President Obama, Supreme Court Nomination, US […]

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Meet potential Obama Supreme Court nominee Sri Srinivasan
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Srinivasan, who emigrated from India to Kansas at a young age, would be the first Asian-American and Indian-American Supreme Court justice, and the first immigrant on the Court in more than 50 years. As a lawyer in private practice and for the federal … Tags: Antonin Scalia, Justice Nominees, President Obama, Sri Srinivasan, Supreme Court Nomination, […]

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SUPREME COURT: Possible Obama picks lean left on environment
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The 50-year-old Vietnamese-American 9th Circuit judge has also been in the mix of potential nominees for several years. She sailed through Senate confirmation in 2012 by a vote of 91-3. Credentials: Nguyen was a U.S. district judge in the Central … Tags: Justice Nominees, President Obama, Supreme Court Nomination, US Supreme Court

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Obama warned re: Scalia replacement
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Senate Republicans united behind Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in insisting that President Barack Obama's successor fill the Supreme Court vacancy created by Justice Antonin Scalia's death. Democrats looking to reclaim the Senate majority immediately … Tags: Antonin Scalia, Justice Nominees, President Obama, Supreme Court Nomination, US Supreme Court

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Lawmakers urge Obama to nominate Asian Supreme Court justice
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Members of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus want President Obama to nominate the first Asian American to the Supreme Court to replace the late Justice Antonin Scalia. Senate Republicans have indicated in the days since Scalia's death … Tags: Antonin Scalia, Justice Nominees, President Obama, Supreme Court Nomination, US Supreme Court

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Asian-American judges among Obama's options as he seeks to replace Scalia
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If a Democratic nominee were to replace Scalia it would lead to a sizable shift in the ideological balance of the high court, which has had a conservative majority for decades. Here are some of the possibilities, including two prominent Asian-American … Tags: Antonin Scalia, Justice Nominees, President Obama, Supreme Court Nomination, US Supreme Court

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Who Obama might nominate to replace Scalia on Supreme Court
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In this March 8, 2014, file photo, California Attorney General Kamala Harris speaks during a general session at the California Democrats State Convention in Los Angeles. less. In this March 8, 2014, file photo, California Attorney General Kamala Harris … Tags: Antonin Scalia, Justice Nominees, President Obama, Supreme Court Nomination, US Supreme Court

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Indian-American judge who could replace Scalia worked on controversial cases …
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Other judges Obama could consider appointing include Paul Watford, a black man who serves on the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, and Jacqueline Nguyen, a Vietnamese-American woman who serves on the same court as Watford. [nL2N15T01R]. Tags: Antonin Scalia, Justice Nominees, President Obama, Supreme Court Nomination, US Supreme Court

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Expert predicts Loretta Lynch will be Obama's pick to replace Scalia
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U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch might be the president's choice to replace Antonin Scalia on the Supreme Court. She's the president's top pick according to Tom Goldstein of the highly respected SCOTUSblog, which covers all things relating to the … Tags: Antonin Scalia, Justice Nominees, Loretta Lynch, President Obama, Supreme Court Nomination, US Supreme Court

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