#12: Obama, GOP Senate brace for extended battle on Supreme Court | The Charlotte Observer

President Barack Obama’s selection of Judge Merrick B. Garland to serve on the Supreme Court launches a months-long election year tug-of-war between Republicans and Democrats to determine the direction of the court.

Republicans senators vowed not to even consider the judge, preferring to leave the seat vacant in the hopes that a Republican wins the White House in November and makes a choice more to their liking.

Read more here: http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/nation-world/national/article66386747.html#storylink=cpy

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