Rand M. wrote:Elena Kagan is the youngest name seriously being considered. I think this gives her the edge; she has got to be the odds on favorite at this point. She is not favored against the field or anything, but I wouldn't bet on anyone over her.
Napolitano's only three years older than her. I don't think the age difference is big enough to give Kagan an edge, there are other "younger" names being considered.