Extra coverage of Obama’s pick for Supreme Court in today’s ePaper

Merrick B. Garland, a widely respected federal appeals court judge, will be President Barack Obama’s nominee for Supreme Court justice. By picking a well-liked centrist, some say Obama is daring Republicans to move ahead with the election year confirmation fight they’ve been promising.

Learn more about Garland, including how the Oklahoma City bombing case helped shape him, in our special Afternoon Edition in today’s ePaper. We’ll continue to work to bring the latest news and information about this story to this site and to our newspapers.

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