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Merrick Garland On The List For Biden's Attorney General

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NPR reports that Judge Merrick Garland is under serious consideration by Joe Biden to serve as Attorney General. In 2016, Garland was nominated to the Supreme Court by then-President Barack Obama. He never received a hearing and the nomination by blocked by Senate Republicans. Business Insider reports that Garland has served as a judge on the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit since 1997. Garland was the US Court of Appeals chief judge from February 2013 to February 2020.