Wednesday, March 16, 2016

SCOTUS Confirmation Mired in Politics

President Barak Obama’s nominee Merrick Garland seems to have many things working in his favor as a Supreme Court nominee. He’s politically moderate, and even old enough to seem more palatable to Republican senators, compared to others Obama could have chosen. But it will still be an up-hill battle to convince senate Republicans to hold a confirmation hearing before the presidential election. That Republican stance could end up affecting Republican senate candidates in key races in November. Christopher Martinez reports.