Sen. Murkowski to Biden: Nominate Supreme Court pick who can get some GOP votes
Lisa Murkowski, R- Alaska, outside the Senate Chamber on Capitol Hill on Nov. 3, 2021, in Washington, D.C.. - Joshua Roberts/Getty Images North America/TNS

Sen. Lisa Murkowski urged President Joe Biden to nominate a Supreme Court candidate who could gain “some level of bipartisan support” instead of “the one that would be to the furthest left.” “That sends a signal to the public that maybe, maybe the courts are not as political as the legislative and the executive branch,” the Alaska Republican told CNN’s “State of the Union.” With Justice Stephen Breyer set to retire, Biden has said he would name his pick by the end of February. He promised to live up to a campaign promise of nominating the first Black woman to the Supreme Court if the opportuni...