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Biden to Call for Confirmation Hearings on Supreme Court Nominee

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden is calling on the Senate to give President Barack Obama's Supreme Court nominee a fair hearing, despite Republican pledges not to confirm a new justice until a new president is in office. Biden is to speak later Thursday at the Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, D.C. In excerpts of his remarks, he says during his time as ranking Democrat of the Senate Judiciary Committee, he was responsible for eight Supreme Court nominees, and he says all of...

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