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This week I wrote to my U.S. senators about Merrick Garland, President Obama’s nominee to fill the U.S. Supreme Court vacancy left by the death of Justice Antonin Scalia. My email to Sen. Bill Nelson thanked him for his public commitment to confirmation hearings and a floor vote for Judge Garland. My email to Sen. Marco Rubio asked him to challenge his party’s hardliners. I doubt Sen. Rubio will respond, as he’s basically been an absentee senator all along. But at least he can’t honestly say “Every constituent I’ve heard from wants us to wait….”