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112 Supreme Court Justices have served on the High Court.

All 112 were confirmed to their position within 125 days of their nomination.

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Until President Barack Obama's nominee, Chief Judge Merrick Garland.

Chief Judge Garland had more prior qualifications than any member of the current Court – he was perhaps the most qualified nominee to the Court in American history. Before joining the Supreme Court, the current justices had more limited experience on the federal bench:

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The Senate GOP refused to consider Garland's nomination for 293 days causing it to expire.

Republicans allowed partisan politics to break the Supreme Court. Americans will remember.

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Days of obstruction since Chief Judge Garland's nomination. On March 16th, 2016, President Obama nominated Chief Judge Merrick B. Garland to the Supreme Court. We’re counting the number of days that pass until the Senate Republicans do their job. Learn More.

@POTUS: 11.08.2016
@Hoffine44: 11.07.2016
@joshgad: 11.07.2016
@acslaw: 11.04.2016
@jostonjustice: 11.04.2016
@ThePlumLineGS: 11.04.2016
@EDLesh: 11.04.2016
@AFJustice: 11.03.2016
@courtsmatterOH: 11.03.2016
@civilrightsorg: 11.03.2016
@ElizabethWydra: 11.01.2016
@AFJustice: 10.28.2016
@AFJustice: 10.27.2016
@AFJustice: 10.27.2016
@genprogress: 10.26.2016

As the lead prosecutor on the Oklahoma City bombing case, Merrick Garland did his job overseeing the investigation.

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