Vetted by who and according to who? According to your linked article, the authors claim their source is two people familiar with the process. Who are these two people? Mike and Ike? Abbott and Costello?
And just how many people are currently on the DNC/Obama list of potential nominees? 5? 50? 500?
Is this actually breaking news or are Mike DeBonis and Juliet Eilperin simply floating a name to assist the DNC/Obama search for a nominee? It certain gives the internet something else to talk about.
*Brian Sandoval, the centrist Republican governor of Nevada, is being vetted by the White House for a possible nomination to the Supreme Court, according to two people familiar with the process.
…It is unclear how many potential nominees are undergoing White House vetting for the high court vacancy left by Justice Antonin Scalia’s death. Obama was seen last week carrying a thick binder of materials on potential picks to review*.