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CQ on Congress


Mar 16, 2016

President Obama put Senate Republicans on the spot by nominating Appeals Court Judge Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court. A former prosecutor who’s served 19 years on the powerful U.S. Court of Appeals for the District Circuit, Garland is widely seen as a safe, moderate addition to a court that’s been divided 4-4 since the death of Antonin Scalia.