POLITICS
04/12/2010 02:37 pm ET Updated May 25, 2011

Hillary Clinton - Supreme Court Justice

As Hillary Rodham Clinton's presidential campaign comes to a close, the chattering class is already speculating about what's next for her. Much of the buzz, of course, focuses on the pros and cons of becoming Barack Obama's running mate. But another long-shot possibility is beginning to get some ink: an appointment to the Supreme Court.

"I certainly think that Senator Obama's inclination to look for people of broad experience, people whose deepest values and whose empathy with others makes them wise human beings as well as expert lawyers, would mean he wouldn't rule out people such as Senator Clinton just because they don't have judicial experience," said Laurence Tribe, a constitutional law expert at the Harvard Law School who is advising Obama's campaign.

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