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Justice Kennedy retiring; Trump gets 2nd Supreme Court pick

Posted at 11:14 AM, Jun 27, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-27 14:14:26-04

WASHINGTON (AP) – Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy says he is retiring. That will give President Donald Trump the chance to cement conservative control of the high court.
    
The 81-year-old Kennedy said Wednesday he is stepping down after more than 30 years on the court. A Republican appointee, he has held the key vote on such high-profile issues as abortion, affirmative action, gay rights, guns, campaign finance and voting rights.

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