Rehnquist's Health Leads to Speculation on Successors

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Observers of the Supreme Court are speculating who might fill a vacancy should Chief Justice William Rehnquist retire at the end of this term. Business groups and conservative Christian organizations are already battling for whomever President Bush might nominate. They're expecting a nominee who's against what they see as judicial activism. Liberal, labor and civil rights groups are preparing to oppose anyone who will, as they see it, turn back the clock.

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