List of People that could sit on SCOTUS

politics

Since Antonin Scalia's death on the 13th, the media talking heads and politicos have been in a flutter with a various ideas of whom Obama will nominate to the High Court. These ideas range from the possible to the bizarre. Here are the names that seen so far in no particular order. As more names roll in, I will update the list.

  1. Sri Srinivasan AP, CBS, CNN, FN, MSNBC, NBC, NPR, NYT, NYT2, P, S, USAT, V, WSJ, YN
  2. Merrick Garland AP, CBS, CNN, FN, MSNBC, NPR, NBC, NYT, NYT2, P, S, USAT, V, WSJ, YN
  3. Patricia Millett AP, CBS, FN, MSNBC, NBC, NPR, NYT, S, USAT
  4. Paul Watford CBS, FN, MSNBC, NBC, NPR, NYT2, P, S, USAT, V, WSJ
  5. Kamala Harris AP, CBS, FN, NPR, NYT, NYT2, S, USAT
  6. Loretta Lynch AP, FN, NBC, P, S, SB, WSJ, YN
  7. Jacqueline Nguyen AP, CBS, FN, NPR, NYT, S, USAT, V
  8. Jane Kelly AP, CNN, FN, NPR, NYT2, S, USAT, V, WSJ
  9. Amy Klobuchar AP, CNN, CBS, USAT, V
  10. David Barron FN, NPR, S
  11. Cory Booker CBS, NYT, USAT
  12. Jeh Johnson AP, YN
  13. Robert Wilkins AP, S
  14. Sheldon Whitehouse USAT
  15. Adalberto Jordan NYT2
  16. Neal Katyal YN
  17. Don Verrilli YN
  18. Eric Holder YN
  19. Charles Wilson YN
  20. Pam Karlan V
  21. Orrin Hatch AP
  22. Kathryn Ruemmler FN
  23. Diane Wood FN
  24. Goodwin Liu S
  25. Kannon Shanmugam NPR
  26. Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar NPR
  27. Barack Obama

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