Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., center, joined at right by Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., the ranking member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, and other Democrats, urges Senate Republicans to relent on their decision to take no action on anyone President Barack Obama nominates to fill the Supreme Court vacancy created by the death of Justice Antonin Scalia, at the Supreme Court on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., center, joined at right by Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., the ranking member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, and other Democrats, urges Senate Republicans to relent on their decision to take no action on anyone President Barack Obama nominates to fill the Supreme Court vacancy created by the death of Justice Antonin Scalia, at the Supreme Court on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) J. Scott Applewhite AP
Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., center, joined at right by Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., the ranking member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, and other Democrats, urges Senate Republicans to relent on their decision to take no action on anyone President Barack Obama nominates to fill the Supreme Court vacancy created by the death of Justice Antonin Scalia, at the Supreme Court on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) J. Scott Applewhite AP

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