Senate GOP to Obama: Don't bother nominating to Court

Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, speaks at a rally at the Southeastern Institute of Manufacturing & Technology in Florence, S.C., Monday Feb. 15, 2016. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans united behind Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in insisting that President Barack Obama’s successor fill the Supreme Court vacancy after the death of Justice Antonin Scalia. Democrats looking to reclaim the Senate majority immediately accused them of putting politics ahead of their constitutional responsibility.

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