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Monday, February 15, 2016

The Politics Of The Supreme Court Nomination Process

The U.S. Supreme Court is seen on February 14, 2016 in Washington, DC. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia was at a Texas Ranch Saturday morning when he died at the age of 79. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

The U.S. Supreme Court is seen on February 14, 2016 in Washington, DC. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia was at a Texas Ranch Saturday morning when he died at the age of 79. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)


Here & Now’
s Lisa Mullins talks with NPR Lead Political Editor Domenico Montanaro about the surrounding politics involved in replacing a Supreme Court justice. How will President Obama’s nomination, and whether Congress approves it, shape the upcoming Senate and presidential elections?

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