Republicans said Biden was trying to gloss over his prior remarks.
“The longer this high court vacancy remains unfilled, the more serious a problem we will face."
Sen. Pat Toomey stressed he hasn't changed his mind about leaving the seat vacant.
The court's liberal wing seemed sympathetic to allowing the island to restructure its debt.
Tyson argued that the plaintiffs did not prove damages class-wide.
The high court, however, let stand a gun ban in government buildings.
Here are some of Garland's most intriguing decisions.
Obama said he had a "candid" conversation with Judge Merrick Garland.
The Judiciary chairman says it would be difficult not to accept a meeting.
"I, for one, believe we ought to be consistent," Sen. John Cornyn said.
Faced with a herculean task, President Obama played it safe.
The White House said the two would meet next month, after the Senate recess.
The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals Chief Judge will continue his administrative duties.
Senators are meeting with Garland and holding events amid their recess.
Justice Anthony Kennedy seemed to side with the conservatives on some points.
The Supreme Court ruled unanimously against a National Park Service ban.
The case centers on whether the state unlawfully considered race when drawing districts.
The technology community is closely watching the case.
"The tough thing about these senatorial jobs is you get yes or no votes," he said.
Reid said Democrats will be holding events across the country.
The vulnerable Republican said he wouldn't change his position on the seat remaining vacant.
Hatch suggested Democrats would block a GOP nominee if the situation was reversed.
Obama launched an election-year fight that will reverberate in battleground states.
The gun lobby called into question his views on the Second Amendment.