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Rival parties clash over replacement for Justice Anthony Kennedy

A political war over replacing Justice Anthony Kennedy roared to life on Thursday in Washington, the start of an election-season clash over a Supreme Court retirement that will reshape the country’s judicial…

  • Michael D. Shear and Thomas Kaplan
  • The Age

Hours after Kennedy’s announcement that he will step down July 31, conservative organisations were mobilising to support the Republican-controlled Senate in a quick confirmation of a justice who would be expected to vote against the court’s liberal…

Custe 2bOne group, the Judicial Crisis Network, has already started a $US1million ($1.35 million) ad…

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