High Court Denies GOP's Senate Appeal

In a one-sentence denial to New Jersey Republicans' request, the United States Supreme Court gave Democrats approval to replace Senator Robert Torricelli on the New Jersey ballot with Frank Lautenberg. Republicans had challenged the replacement on grounds it violated New Jersey law, and appealed a unanimous New Jersey Supreme Court decision to the U.S. high court. NPR's Nancy Solomon reports.

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