Last Wednesday, Justice Anthony Kennedy shocked the nation when he announced his retirement from the Supreme Court, giving President Trump the chance to nominate a second justice.
What does it mean for the highest court in the nation to lose its swing vote? Does this guarantee a conservative majority for years to come? How might Democrats try to block the appointment of a hard line conservative?
Political Junkie Ken Rudin joined MPR host Kerri Miller for a conversation on the future of the court.
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