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Bush picks Roberts for chief justice

O'Connor is likely to remain for now

By Rick Klein
Globe Staff / September 6, 2005

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WASHINGTON -- President Bush yesterday nominated Judge John G. Roberts Jr. to become the 17th chief justice of the United States, moving quickly to have the man he first tapped to serve as an associate justice instead succeed Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist, who died Saturday. (Full article: 1285 words)

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