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Bush Picks Appellate Judge to Fill O'Connor Vacancy

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Bush Picks Appellate Judge to Fill O'Connor Vacancy

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Bush Picks Appellate Judge to Fill O'Connor Vacancy

Bush Picks Appellate Judge to Fill O'Connor Vacancy

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Roberts, left, joined the president at the White House Wednesday. Reuters hide caption

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President Bush nominates federal appeals court judge John G. Roberts to fill the Supreme Court vacancy created by the retirement of Justice Sandra Day O'Connor.

Roberts is a seasoned member of the Washington legal establishment, serving at one time as a clerk for then associate Justice William Rehnquist.