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A Day After He Is Nominated, John Roberts Heads to Capitol Hill

[IMGCAP(1)]Senate Sergeant-at-Arms Bill Pickle (left) and Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist (center) escort Judge John Roberts, President Bush’s nominee for the Supreme Court, up the steps of the Capitol on Wednesday. The visit came the day after Bush announced that Roberts, a 50-year-old judge who sits on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, was his choice to replace Sandra Day O’Connor on the high court.