Supreme Court Speculation Period May Be Mercifully Short-lived

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Should Obama nominate known female Hillary Clinton to replace Justice David Souter? How about Al Gore? Is one of the front-runners actually "not that smart"? Sadly, all of this entertaining Supreme Court speculation may not last much longer, according to Republican senator Orrin Hatch, who, after speaking with President Obama yesterday, says a nominee could be announced as early as the end of the week. [Politico]