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Garland didn't hear the case
Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland "voted to uphold" D.C.’s ban on handguns.
— PolitiFact Virginia
'Skipped court' is exaggeration
Says the GOP is "helping pay for" Justice Rebecca Bradley's campaign and "she recently skipped court to attend an event paid for" by Scott Walker's "lobbyist friends."
— PolitiFact Wisconsin
Yes, but more to it than that
Says JoAnne Kloppenburg "has told us she thinks it's her job to promote a more equal society."
"Since 1900, six (U.S. Supreme Court) justices have been confirmed during election years, including Justice Anthony Kennedy, who was confirmed in the final year of the Reagan Administration."
Says Senate Republicans are "following a longstanding tradition of not filling vacancies on the Supreme Court in the middle of a presidential election year."
— PolitiFact National
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