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Biden’s First Supreme Court Pick: Inside the Selection Committee

Jan. 28, 2022, 3:28 PM

The team behind President Joe Biden‘s upcoming selection of a replacement for retiring U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer holds decades of experience in confirming judges to the nation’s highest court.

Along with Vice President Kamala Harris, five aides—Ron Klain, Dana Remus, Louisa Terrell, Cedric Richmond, and Paige Herwig—will lead the search for a new justice, White House press secretary Jen Psaki said Thursday.

The opening left by Breyer offers the team an opportunity to showcase the depth of judicial expertise inside the White House—a rarity compared to recent administrations. The Trump White House looked to the conservative ...

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