Key Senator Says He Might Hold Hearings on Supreme Court …

Photo Senator Charles E. Grassley, Republican of Iowa and chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, in Wilton, Iowa, last month. Credit Eric Thayer for The New York Times WASHINGTON Senator Charles E.

Grassley, Republican of Iowa and chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, said Tuesday that he had not ruled out holding hearings on President Obama s eventual nominee to replace Justice Antonin Scalia on the Supreme Court. I would wait until the nominee is made before I would make any decisions, Mr. Grassley said, according to Radio Iowa.

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