Considered twice before, Garland gets call to top court

Townhall.com Staff
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Posted: Mar 16, 2016 4:34 PM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Merrick Garland, the federal appeals court judge picked by President Barack Obama for the Supreme Court, was twice before considered as a nominee for the lifetime job as a justice but passed over when Obama chose Sonia Sotomayor and Elena Kagan.