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Biden: 1st Black woman justice on high court

  • Biden: 1st Black woman justice on high court 'long overdue'

By COLLEEN LONG, ZEKE MILLER and DARLENE SUPERVILLE  Associated PressWASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Thursday reiterated his pledge to nominate the first Black woman to the U.S. Supreme Court, saying it was "long overdue," as he praised retiring Justice Stephen Breyer as a model public servant. Breyer joined Biden at the White House Thursday, a day after news broke of the 83-year-old's upcoming retirement. "It's long overdue, in my view," Biden said of the nominee. He promised to have a choice by the end of February.