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Mar 16, 2016, 10:13am EDT
  • March 24, 2016

    Watch Joe Biden slam Senate Republicans for stalling the SCOTUS nomination

    Joe Biden thinks the "Biden Rule" is ridiculous.

  • March 18, 2016

    The real reason President Obama appointed Merrick Garland

    He wants to get a nominee confirmed.

  • March 17, 2016

    Merrick Garland isn't a bad deal for Republicans. Here's why they might block him anyway.

    Their own career incentives might conflict with the party's stated ideological goals.

  • March 17, 2016

    Is Merrick Garland more conservative than Antonin Scalia on criminal justice issues?

    It's complicated. Here's what you should know.

  • March 16, 2016

    11 things you should read to understand Supreme Court pick Merrick Garland

    Some of the most important reading material for understanding President Barack Obama's pick for replacing Justice Antonin Scalia.

  • March 16, 2016

    Why political scientists think Merrick Garland is more liberal than lawyers do

    Would he be the Court's new centrist? Or is he to the left of Elena Kagan?

  • March 16, 2016

    Merrick Garland's probably doomed, strategically interesting nomination, explained

    He's just about the most moderate nominee Obama could've picked.

  • March 16, 2016

    11 of the past 15 Supreme Court justices went to Harvard or Yale Law

    Merrick Garland would make it 12 of 16.

  • March 16, 2016

    What Merrick Garland tells us about the future of the Democratic Party

    Democrats just pivoted to the center and took their base for granted in order to divide Republicans. Expect them to do a lot more of this in the years to come.

  • March 16, 2016

    Why Obama just nominated the oldest Supreme Court candidate in 45 years

    Judge Merrick Garland is 63. Here's why that's so significant.

  • March 16, 2016

    One tweet that shows why some liberals are worried about Merrick Garland

    Why is the White House Twitter account bragging about this?

  • March 16, 2016

    President Obama: Supreme Court process “beyond repair” if GOP refuses hearing

    Obama: "I simply ask Republicans in the Senate to give him a fair hearing."

  • March 16, 2016

    Merrick Garland is President Obama's choice to replace Antonin Scalia on the Supreme Court

    He is the oldest nominee in more than 40 years.

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