President outlines what he wants in a Supreme Court nominee: Writing in SCOTUSblog, Obama said he was seeking a nominee with life experiences “that suggests he or she views the law not only as an intellectual exercise, but also grasps the way it affects the daily reality of people’s lives in a big, complicated democracy, and in rapidly changing times.” Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee said Tuesday they would not hold hearings on a nominee before the next president takes office in January.
FIFA rejects appeals by Blatter and Platini: But their bans were reduced from eight years to six. Here’s FIFA’s statement.
Obama names a new Librarian of Congress:
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