All posts tagged "Merrick Garland"

  • Barack Obama, Merrick Garland
    First GOP senator calls for vote on Garland court nomination

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Mark Kirk became the first Republican senator to break with party leaders and call for a vote on President Barack Obama’s Supreme Court selection, saying Friday, “It’s just man up and cast a...

    • Posted March 18, 2016
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  • Barack Obama, Merrick Garland
    Obama nominates Garland to high court, challenging GOP

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama nominated appeals court judge Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court on Wednesday, challenging Republicans to drop their adamant refusal to even consider his choice in an election year. Obama called Garland,...

    • Posted March 16, 2016
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