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This Dec. 27, 2012, photo shows the Hesburgh Library featuring the "Word of Life" mural commonly referred to as Touchdown Jesus on the campus of the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Ind. (AP Photo/Joe Raymond)
In this Dec. 27, 2012, photo, a statue of legendary Notre Dame football coach Knute Rockne is displayed outside the football stadium on the campus of the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Ind. (AP Photo/Joe Raymond)
In this Oct. 20, 2012, file photo, Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o chases the action during the second half of an NCAA college football game against the BYU in South Bend, Ind. Alabama's Barrett Jones and Notre Dame's Te'o are All-Americans and national award winners. They're also fine students who emphasize faith and postponed big money from the NFL to stay in school.(AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
I’m feeling especially sad and fed up. For the fourth time since the death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, the nation’s highest court has deadlocked because Senate Republicans have refused to even hold hearings on President Obama’s nominee to fill the vacancy.