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Jun 27, 2018, 2:07pm EDT
  • June 28, 2018

    Republicans are fine confirming a Supreme Court justice in a midterm year because “it’s different”

    They blocked Obama’s Court pick during a presidential election year — but don’t care if it’s a midterm year.

  • June 28, 2018

    “Strict constructionism,” the judicial philosophy of Trump’s next SCOTUS pick, explained

    We’re not sure who Trump’s pick will be, but here’s what you need to know.

  • June 28, 2018

    A guide to the 9 likeliest picks to replace Anthony Kennedy

    Prediction markets say these nine have the best odds of being tapped by Trump to take Kennedy’s Supreme Court seat.

  • June 27, 2018

    Trump on SCOTUS nominee: “We have to pick a great one”

    "We have to pick one that’s going to be there for 40 years, 45 years," the president said at a rally on the day Justice Anthony Kennedy announced his retirement.

  • June 27, 2018

    Mike Lee is the conservative favorite to take a seat on the Supreme Court

    But the senator’s past positions — and views on Trump — might pose a problem.

  • June 27, 2018

    Anthony Kennedy’s role on the Supreme Court transcended Democrat vs. Republican partisanship

    Kennedy announced his retirement on Wednesday.

  • June 27, 2018

    What Anthony Kennedy’s retirement means for solitary confinement and the death penalty

    Kennedy has voiced his opposition to both practices.

  • June 27, 2018

    How to fix the Supreme Court

    The way we choose Supreme Court nominees is broken. Here’s how to fix it.

  • June 27, 2018

    Mitch McConnell’s politics of shamelessness have won

    Nobody likes him, but he’s the most effective politician of his time.

  • June 27, 2018

    It’s time for term limits for Supreme Court justices

    Anthony Kennedy’s retirement is a reminder that the US is unlike every other democracy in the world.

  • June 27, 2018

    Anthony Kennedy’s retirement is devastating for LGBTQ rights

    Kennedy’s retirement leaves a Supreme Court seat open for Trump and Republicans to nominate an anti-LGBTQ justice.

  • June 27, 2018

    A titanic battle over replacing Justice Kennedy looms in the Senate

    Keep an eye on the two pro-abortion rights Republican senators.

  • June 27, 2018

    Anthony Kennedy’s retirement puts abortion rights at risk

    The departure of Kennedy, long a swing vote on the Supreme Court, is an opening for the anti-abortion movement.

  • June 27, 2018

    Democrats sat out the 2014 midterms and lost the Supreme Court for a generation

    The lesson of the Democrats’ nightmare: midterms matter.

  • June 27, 2018

    Anthony Kennedy is retiring from the Supreme Court

    The longest-serving justice on the Supreme Court is stepping down. Read his announcement.

  • June 27, 2018

    America after Anthony Kennedy

    What Kennedy’s departure from the Supreme Court will mean for abortion, gay rights, and more.

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