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CLIP: Supreme Court Nomination Debate


AIR DATE: Thursday, February 18, 2016
OVERVIEW:

David Savage talked about the looming battle between Senate Republicans and President Obama over who should nominate a successor for the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. Topics included the presidential process of choosing a nominee and the meaning of the constitutional clause “advice and consent” regarding the Senate’s role in the nomination process.
 

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  • David G. Savage
    Correspondent
    Los Angeles Times->Supreme Court

 

KEYWORDS: Supreme Court, Vacancy, Nomination Process, U.S. Constitution, Senate, Antonin Scalia, President Obama