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Republicans find a 'precedent' limiting Obama's post-Scalia nominating power

Republicans find a 'precedent' limiting Obama's post-Scalia nominating power

It didn’t take Republican presidential candidates long to reach a rough consensus on whether the Senate should confirm a successor to Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia this year.

Their answer: Not if President Obama is the one who gets to choose the new justice.

“This should be a decision for the people. If the Democrats want to replace this nominee, they need to win this election,” Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) said on ABC's “This Week” on Sunday.

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