Dem senators press for hearings on high court nominee

Democratic U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen speaks to reporters outside the federal courthouse Wednesday March 30, 2016 in Concord, N.H., about the need to hold hearings on President Barack Obama's Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland. (AP Photo/Jim Cole)CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Senate Democrats increased the pressure on their Republican colleagues to consider President Barack Obama’s Supreme Court nominee, with New Hampshire Sen. Jeanne Shaheen insisting that it’s time for lawmakers to “get on with it” and do their jobs.

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