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Senate Democrats 'Mock' Republicans with SCOTUS Hearing

U.S. Senate Democrats sought to highlight the qualifications of President Barack Obama’s stymied Supreme Court nominee, Judge Merrick Garland, in a mock hearing that drew scorn from Republicans and conservative groups.   For more than an hour Wednesday, high-profile colleagues and friends of the nominee extolled Garland’s virtues, in unofficial testimony before Democratic members of the Judiciary Committee.   “Merrick is calm under pressure,” said former U.S. Attorney Donna...

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