Nevada Gov. Sandoval Being Vetted As Supreme Court Pick: Report

By Robert SchroederMarketWatch Pulse

Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval is being vetted by the White House for a potential nomination to the Supreme Court, the Washington Post reported, citing two people familiar with the process. The Post says the Republican governor is increasingly viewed by some key Democrats as perhaps the only nominee President Barack Obama could pick who could break a Republican blockade. Republicans have said they won't vote or hold hearings on an Obama nominee to replace the late Justice Antonin Scalia.

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