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    Washington Braces for Brawl Over Supreme Court Vacancyi
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    Michael Bowman
    February 14, 2016 7:48 PM
    The death of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia has set off a legal and political earthquake in Washington and beyond. The arch-conservative jurist’s passing guarantees a confrontation between the White House and the Republican-led Senate on confirming a successor, and could put ideological control of the high court at stake in this year’s presidential election.

    Washington Braces for Brawl Over Supreme Court Vacancy

    Michael Bowman

    Published February 14, 2016

    The death of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia has set off a legal and political earthquake in Washington and beyond. The arch-conservative jurist’s passing guarantees a confrontation between the White House and the Republican-led Senate on confirming a successor, and could put ideological control of the high court at stake in this year’s presidential election.


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