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Senate Republicans have publicly said they are refusing to give Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland a fair hearing and an up or down vote that has been afforded to others in a similar position for decades. But on Friday came the first sign that political pressure over the court is getting to some in the party.
Senator Mark Kirk of Illinois is up for re-election in a state that voted overwhelmingly for President Obama in 2012, and he has now become the first to give in.
Illinois Sen. Mark Kirk took shot at his Republican colleagues on Friday for refusing to hold a Senate hearing and vote on President Barack Obama’s Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland.
“Just man up and cast a vote. The tough thing about these senatorial jobs is you get yes or no votes,” Kirk told “The Big John Howell Show” on…
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