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A federal-appeals-court judge who was an also-ran on George Bush's list of potential Supreme Court nominees, EDITH JONES, could be in line for another high post. Bush may tap the ultraconservative Texas jurist to succeed Dick Thornburgh as Attorney General. The main stumbling block is that Jones has no trial and administrative experience. One solution would be to persuade Thornburgh's highly regarded deputy, William Barr, to stay on under Jones. But that may be a hard sell because many at Justice consider Barr more than qualified for the top job.

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