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Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Supreme Court Nominee Faces A Difficult Road

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), center, says Senate Republicans will deny confirmation hearings for any Obama nominee to fill the vacancy after the passing of Justice Antonin Scalia. (Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), center, says Senate Republicans will deny confirmation hearings for any Obama nominee to fill the vacancy after the passing of Justice Antonin Scalia. (Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Senate Republicans have said they will refuse to consider any Supreme Court nomination by President Obama, since it is an election year. As President Obama nominates federal appeals court judge Merrick Garland to replace the late Justice Antonin Scalia, NPR’s White House correspondent Scott Horsley talks with Here & Now’s Robin Young about what happens now.

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