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Fill the Supreme Court vacancy with a qualified nominee

In 2016, the Court will make major decisions that'll impact our environment, immigration, and even the right to vote.

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President Obama just nominated Judge Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court. But he won't get a fair hearing from this Senate unless enough of us demand one. Just moments ago, Mitch McConnell and his allies repeated their refusal to even consider the President's nominee. Instead of doing their job and giving Judge Garland a fair hearing, these ultra-partisan senators are refusing to even meet with…

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Chuck Grassley is Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, which is responsible for considering Supreme Court nominees. But he's led his Republican colleagues in signing a letter saying they'd refuse to even MEET with anyone President Obama nominates! It's unacceptable that Grassley and his fellow senators would refuse to do their jobs and leave a yearlong vacancy on our nation's highest…

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Hours after Justice Antonin Scalia's passing, a few senators immediately started playing politics, pledging to keep his seat on the Supreme Court empty for a whole year. They want to leave a critical vacancy at the highest court in the land empty -- until they can run out the clock on the Obama presidency.  But whether they like it or not, Barack Obama is still the president of the United…

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