- Obama says he will nominate someone to replace Scalia "in due time"
- McConnell, Reid clash over whether Obama should name a successor
Washington (CNN)Justice Antonin Scalia's death immediately triggered a monumental election-year battle in Washington over whether President Barack Obama should choose a successor who could tilt the Supreme Court toward liberals.
'One of the great battles'
CNN's Dana Bash, Manu Raju, Joe Johns, Theodore Schleifer and Dan Merica contributed to this report