By Paul Bedard, Washington Whispers
An epic political battle over President Obama's expected pick for the Supreme Court might not happen, we hear. The reason: Though he was chosen by a Republican, retiring Justice David Souter voted like a Democrat, so the GOP doesn't see the partisan divide on the court changing. The big fight will come when a conservative judge leaves. "This is a freebie," says a GOP aide. "The full fight for the court hasn't happened yet," he adds.
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