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In Chicago, President Obama Makes A Push For SCOTUS Nominee

President Barack Obama is scheduled to be back in Chicago Thursday to push his pick for the Supreme Court. Obama will lead a discussion at the University of Chicago Law School with students and faculty. 

A White House official says the president will make the case for why Judge Merrick Garland deserves a fair hearing and up or down vote in the Senate. Many Republicans say they want the next president to choose the Supreme Court nominee instead.

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