Michelle Obama backs diverse Supreme Court, predicts ‘similar outcome’ with last pick

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WASHINGTON — US First Lady Michelle Obama Thursday said she favored diversity on the nation’s top court, wading into risky political waters as her husband weighs his second pick to the bench.

Asked in an interview with MSNBC television her preference for the upcoming nomination to the Supreme Court, Obama said of President Barack Obama: “I think he knows what he’s doing in this instance.”

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