Diane Wood Has White House Interview for Supreme Court

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President Obama and Vice President Biden interviewed a fourth contender for the Supreme Court today, federal appeals court Judge Diane Wood, according to a source with knowledge of the conversation.

Wood, a highly respected jurist on the Chicago-based appeals court, was on Mr. Obama's short list last year.

A White House source says the president is not necessarily done with the interviews.

Last week, Mr. Obama interviewed federal appeals court Judges Merrick Garland and Sidney Thomas, as well as Solicitor General Elena Kagan.

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