Supreme Court Female Nominees

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    Elena Kagan is U.S. solicitor general and served as dean of Harvard Law School where she also taught.

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    Diane Wood is a judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit. She served as associate dean at the University of Chicago Law School, where President Obama was a colleauge until 2004.

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    Sonia Sotomayor is a judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. She served as an assistant district attorney in New York in the 1980s.

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    Georgia Supreme Court Chief Justice Leah Ward Sears speaks during a newsmaker luncheon at The Atlanta Press Club in Atlanta, Wednesday, July 13, 2005. (AP Photo/Ric Feld)

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    Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano speaks during a news conference at the department's headquarters, Tuesday, April 28, 2009, in Washington. Listening at left is Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack. (AP Photo/Haraz N. Ghanbari)

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    Jennifer Granholm is governor of Michigan and previously served as attorney general of that state.