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Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland, chief judge of the D.C. Circuit Court, arrives for a meeting with U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) April 6, 2016 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. Garland continued to place visits to Senate members after he was nominated by President Barack Obama to succeed the late Justice Antonin Scalia. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)
Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland, chief judge of the D.C. Circuit Court, arrives for a meeting with U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) April 6, 2016 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. Garland continued to place visits to Senate members after he was nominated by President Barack Obama to succeed the late Justice Antonin Scalia. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)
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President Obama’s nominee for the Supreme Court, federal appeals court judge Merrick Garland, faces an uphill battle for a Senate hearing on his nomination. He has been meeting privately with lawmakers, hoping to sway members who oppose his confirmation. NPR’s Nina Totenberg joins with Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson with an update on the Supreme Court justice nomination.

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This segment aired on April 11, 2016.

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