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President Bush Nominates A Texan To Replace Justice O'Connor

A Texan could replace Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor.

Monday, President Bush named Harriet Miers his nominee for the Supreme Court.

"Harriet Miers' talent, experience and judicial philosophy make her a superb choice to safeguard the constitutional liberties and equality of all Americans," said President Bush.

Miers is a Dallas trial lawyer, who has known President Bush for ten years. She graduated from Southern Methodist University, and currently serves as White House counsel. The nomination must be confirmed by the Senate.

Meanwhile, new Supreme Justice John Roberts opened the 2005-2006 Supreme Court session Monday morning. Roberts succeeds William Rehnquist who died last month after serving 33 years on the court.

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