Judge Merrick Garland, President Barack Obama’s choice to replace the late Justice Antonin Scalia on the Supreme Court, meets with Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., the top Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee.
Judge Merrick Garland, President Barack Obama’s choice to replace the late Justice Antonin Scalia on the Supreme Court, meets with Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., the top Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee. J. Scott Applewhite AP
Judge Merrick Garland, President Barack Obama’s choice to replace the late Justice Antonin Scalia on the Supreme Court, meets with Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., the top Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee. J. Scott Applewhite AP

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