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Supreme Court / Scalia Death #1095239

ABC Evening News for Monday, Feb 15, 2016
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(Studio: David Muir) The battle over the Supreme Court following the death of Justice Antonin Scalia introduced; scenes shown of the hearse.

(White House: Jonathan Karl) The prospects for a court nomination after Scalia's death featured. [Ranch owner John POINDEXTER - says he died in his sleep.] Tweets about Scalia from Ted Cruz & Senator Mitch McConnell quoted. [President OBAMA - says he will nominate a successor.] [In debate, Marco RUBIO, TRUMP, CLINTON - comment on the court issue.] Possible court candidates named: Merrick Garland@, Jane Kelly & Sri Srinavasan@. The precedent for a nominee approval in an election year discussed.

(Studio: David Muir) The makeup of the Supreme Court with Scalia cited.

(Terry Moran) The Scalia legacy, what happens in a 4-4 court split in cases involving unions, voting rights reviewed. [SCALIA - speaks about his wife.] [Justice Ruth Badre GINSBURG - jokes about Scalia.] Ginsburg quoted about her colleague. Past examples of long delays in replacing a justice discussed.

Reporter(s):
Muir, David;
Karl, Jonathan
Duration:
00:05:40

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