Those murmurs of support for Hillary Clinton as President Obama's Supreme Court nominee picked up some steam today when an actual senator, as opposed to a blogger or a pundit, mentioned the possibility. In discussing the big names being floated right now, Republican senator Orrin Hatch, all on his own, told the Today show's Matt Lauer, "I even heard the name Hillary Clinton today, you know, and that would certainly be an interesting person in the mix." On the one hand, this is intriguing — Hatch is a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, so what he "hears" could be meaningful.
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Monday, April 12, 2010
Actual Senator Is Hearing About Hillary Clinton for the Supreme Court
Actual Senator Is Hearing About Hillary Clinton for the Supreme Court; The New York Magazine