Obama Chooses Merrick Garland as SCOTUS Nominee

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President Obama has nominated Chief Judge Merrick Garland of the Federal Court of Appeals in Washington, DC as a successor to the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. Republicans are accusing Obama of politicizing the court — the same charge Democrats have leveled against Republicans under similar circumstances.

Later on the program, the nomination of Merrick Garland comes just a day after presidential primaries in several states.  We hear how they've narrowed the field of candidates and what's facing those still standing.