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Homeland Sec. Chief Janet Napolitano Dodges Questions About Serving on Supreme Court

Here we go. The latest craze in Washington: Trying to guess who will replace David Souter on the Supreme Court. Homeland Security chief Janet Napolitano’s name has surfaced around here. But she’s not talking. Giving her the nod would make her such a short timer at Homeland Security. Is that such a good idea?

By Jitendra Joshi
Agence France-Presse

Janet Napolitano

Janet Napolitano

WASHINGTON- Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano was studiously evasive Sunday about whether she coveted an appointment to the Supreme Court, as Republicans and Democrats sparred over the next justice.

“I’ve got my hands full with the (swine) flu right now, and I’m going to stick with that (answer),” the former governor and attorney-general of Arizona said on Fox News Sunday.

Napolitano has been floated as a possible name for President Barack Obama to name to the highest US court, after the liberal-leaning Justice David Souter announced Friday that he plans to retire in June.

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Feds Investigating John Edward’s Campaign Fund Expeditures

John Edwards

John Edwards

Maybe the insignificant $400 haircuts from a Beverly Hills stylist  during the campaign, which caused a little uproar, was a red flag that said there’s more to this man then we ever thought.  Since then there’s been the scandalous news of his marriage and the lies. Could criminal charges be next? In any event, better save the haircut money for a lawyer.

Associated Press Writer
RALEIGH, N.C. — His once-prominent political career is buried and the turmoil of his marriage is playing out in public. Now, John Edwards is facing a federal inquiry.

The two-time Democratic presidential candidate acknowledged Sunday that investigators are assessing how he spent his campaign funds – a subject that could carry his extramarital affair from the tabloids to the courtroom. Edwards’ political action committee paid more than $100,000 for video production to the firm of the woman with whom Edwards had an affair.

The former North Carolina senator said in a carefully worded statement that he is cooperating.

“I am confident that no funds from my campaign were used improperly,” Edwards said in the statement. “However, I know that it is the role of government to ensure that this is true. We have made available to the United States both the people and the information necessary to help them get the issue resolved efficiently and in a timely matter.”

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