President Obama nominates Chief Judge Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court.
The White House released a few bullet points of Judge Garland's credentials.
- More federal judicial experience than any Supreme Court nominee in history
- Led the investigation and prosecution that brought Oklahoma City bomber Timothy McVeigh to justice
- Confirmed to the D.C. Circuit Court by the U.S. Senate in a strong, bipartisan vote of 76-23
- Has tutored elementary school children in reading and math for almost 20 years.