U.S. Senate Votes To Confirm Merrick Garland As Attorney GeneralGarland will soon face politically charged questions at the Justice Department, including whether the Justice Department should wade into former President Donald Trump's role in the Capitol riot.
Judiciary Committee Backs Merrick Garland For U.S. Attorney General, Setting Up Senate Confirmation VoteThe vote was 15 to 7 with all Democratic senators and four Republicans in favor of the nominee.
Biden To Name Judge Merrick Garland As Attorney GeneralBiden is expected to announce Garland’s appointment on Thursday, along with other senior leaders of the department
Sen. Durbin Urges Republicans To Oppose Filling Supreme Court Seat Before Election; 'A New President Should Fill This Vacancy'President Donald Trump has said he plans to nominate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s successor this weekend, after her memorial services are held.
Trump's Appeal Of Congressional Subpoena Heads To Merrick Garland-Led Appeals CourtThe president is appealing a federal judge's ruling that Congress was well within its power to subpoena the his financial records.
Supreme Court Nominee Merrick Garland Speaks At Niles West GraduationSupreme Court nominee Merrick Garland returned to his alma mater in Skokie on Sunday, to deliver some words of wisdom to the Class of 2016 at Niles West High School.
Obama Visits University Of Chicago To Tout Supreme Court NomineePresident Barack Obama was returning to the University of Chicago on Thursday to push for support of his nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court, Judge Merrick Garland.
Kirk Meets With Obama's Supreme Court Nominee Garland, Urges GOP To Hold Confirmation HearingsSen. Mark Kirk became the first Republican senator to meet with Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland, complimenting President Barack Obama's pick Tuesday as "one of the most eminent jurists in the country" and criticizing GOP leaders' refusal to hold confirmation hearings or a vote on him.
Chicago Area Roots A Strong Influence On Career Of Supreme Court Nominee GarlandGarland grew up in north suburban Lincolnwood. He graduated from Lincoln Hall Middle School and Niles West High School.
President Obama Nominates Chicago Native Merrick Garland To Supreme CourtPresident Barack Obama nominated federal judge Merrick Garland, who was born in Chicago, for the U.S. Supreme Court seat vacated by the late Justice Antonin Scalia.