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Supreme Court: Obama names moderate-to-conservative to replace Scalia

President Obama's nominee to replace the U.S. Supreme Court's most conservative member is described by some as moderate and by others as conservative. But Senate Republicans immediately reiterated they have no intention of considering or voting on the nomination.

Kagan interviewed for Supreme seat

Several media organizations reported Saturday that President Obama interviewed Solicitor General Elena Kagan for a possible nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court. According to The Wall Street Journal, which cited only “an administration official,” the president interviewed Kagan on Friday.

Supreme possibilities: How the ‘short list’ stacks up

The White House has begun floating trial balloons for candidates President Obama might appoint to the U.S. Supreme Court to replace retiring Justice John Paul Stevens.