Chief Justice John Roberts Quitting? Um, No

Gossip site RadarOnline spreads rumor, then retracts
By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 4, 2010 12:59 PM CST
Updated Mar 4, 2010 1:30 PM CST
In this Nov. 16, 2007, file photo, Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts pauses during a speech in Washington.   (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
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(Newser) RadarOnline briefly tantalized readers with a juicy rumor saying Chief Justice John Roberts was "seriously considering" resigning for "personal reasons." It then posted an update declaring that he was staying on the court. The original didn't have any sourcing or specifics. The Huffington Post weighed in by citing a previous article in Time magazine speculating that Roberts has epilepsy.

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