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7/19/05- Washington, D.C.

Bush Still Working On Selecting A High Court Nominee

 President Bush says he is being "deliberate" in choosing a Supreme Court nominee.

But advocacy groups on both sides of the political spectrum look for a decision sooner rather than later.

Republican strategists say the president is concentrating on finding a woman to replace retiring Justice Sandra Day O'Connor and they believe he is close to making a decision.

The president said yesterday that he continues to review potential nominees.

He has said that the process would involve face-to-face interviews with some, but not all of the people he's considering.

The president reiterated he wants the Senate to finish its confirmation hearings so a new justice will be on the court when it begins its new session in October.

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