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Supreme Court nominee meets chaos

Merrick Garland has met with two supportive Senate Democratic leaders and spoken by phone to more of his Republican opponents. But he's moved no...

Democrats ready to fight for court nominee

With a name, face and judicial record finally fleshed out, President Barack Obama's pick for the Supreme Court vacancy is ready to commence courtesy...

A Cuban-American Supreme Justice?

Adalberto Jordan, a federal appeals court judge twice confirmed by the U.S. Senate, could become the Supreme Court's first Cuban-American justice if nominated by...

Nev. gov says ‘nada’ to Supreme Court nomination

Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval, a moderate Republican, took himself out of consideration for appointment to the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday as Senate Republicans...

Political games over Supreme Court

Republicans in favor of putting off consideration of a Supreme Court nominee during an election year have focused on an unexpected ally: Joe Biden,...

Scalia fight violates nomination norms

The history of Supreme Court nominations is dominated by tales of picks the Senate debated and approved with little angst. President Barack Obama's upcoming...

Obama to Republicans: ‘Do your job’

President Barack Obama is challenging Republicans to live up to their avowed adherence for the Constitution and agree to vote on his nominee to...

Republicans: ‘We are, therefore we block’

Senate Republicans united behind Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in insisting that President Barack Obama's successor fill the Supreme Court vacancy created by Justice Antonin...

Could GOP tactics help Dems recapture Senate?

A Supreme Court nomination battle that was ignited on Saturday with the death of Justice Antonin Scalia has given Democrats an explosive new issue...

Obama’s problem with Court nomination

For most presidents, choosing a Supreme Court nominee is a puzzle. For President Barack Obama, the chance to pick a successor to Justice Antonin...