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AP FACT CHECK: Republicans debaters on high court, economy

AP FACT CHECK: Republicans debaters on high court, economy

AP FACT CHECK: Misfires on Supreme Court nominations and Syria
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The Latest: Sanders criticizes GOP position on court nominee

The Latest: Sanders criticizes GOP position on court nominee

Bernie Sanders is slamming Senate Republicans for refusing to confirm a replacement for Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia until a new president is elected
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Debate Takeaways: Civil court discussion gives way to brawl

Debate Takeaways: Civil court discussion gives way to brawl

Saturday's Republican presidential debate was the perfect spot for GOP candidates to try and project legal gravitas after the death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia
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Debate Takeaways: Civil court discussion gives way to brawl

Debate Takeaways: Civil court discussion gives way to brawl

Saturday's Republican presidential debate was the perfect spot for GOP candidates to try and project legal gravitas after the death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia
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Fight night: Personal attacks, court debate for GOP hopefuls

Fight night: Personal attacks, court debate for GOP hopefuls

Republican White House hopefuls insisted that President Barack Obama step aside and allow his successor to nominate the next Supreme Court justice, in a raucous Saturday night debate that also featured harshly personal jousting
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Obama to nominate Scalia successor 'in due time'

Obama to nominate Scalia successor 'in due time'

President Barack Obama said Saturday he would seek to fill the Supreme Court seat left vacant by the death of the Justice Antonin Scalia, charging ahead into a heated and likely prolonged election-year fight with Republicans in Congress
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Reaction to Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia's death

Reaction to Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia's death

U.S. political and judicial leaders react to the death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, who died in Texas at the age of 79
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The Latest: Cruz, Trump offer closing arguments to SC

The Latest: Cruz, Trump offer closing arguments to SC

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz says South Carolina has "a critical choice to make" when it votes in its state primary in one week because "our country literally hangs in the balance."
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The Latest: GOP candidates weigh in on Supreme Court future

The Latest: GOP candidates weigh in on Supreme Court future

Ted Cruz is using the latest Republican presidential debate in South Carolina to assure voters that he is the best candidate to pick a Supreme Court successor to Antonin Scalia, who died Saturday, hours before the debate
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Scalia death jolts GOP candidates ahead of debate

Scalia death jolts GOP candidates ahead of debate

The death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia jolted the Republican primary hours before Saturday night's debate, with Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio arguing that the next president should nominate Scalia's replacement, not President Barack Obama
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