May 1st, 2009
12:57 PM ET
13 years ago

Hispanic Caucus to Obama: Consider a Latino for high Court

WASHINGTON (CNN) - A day before news broke that Supreme Court Justice David Souter plans to announce his retirement, the Congressional Hispanic Caucus wrote President Obama a letter encouraging him to consider a "qualified Hispanic legal professional" if there was a vacancy on the nation's highest court.

CNN obtained the letter Friday.

Click here to read the letter to Obama.

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