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WASHINGTON  | Retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy often the man in the middle

WASHINGTON — Justice Anthony Kennedy, the Supreme Court’s decisive man in the middle on abortion, gay rights and other contentious issues, announced his retirement, giving President Donald Trump a golden chance to cement conservative control of the nation’s highest court. The 81-year-old Kennedy, often a voice of moderation over three decades on the court, provided … Continue reading WASHINGTON  | Retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy often the man in the middle

WASHINGTON | Justice Kennedy retiring; Trump gets 2nd Supreme Court pick

WASHINGTON — Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy announced his retirement Wednesday, giving President Donald Trump a golden chance to cement conservative control of the nation’s highest court. The 81-year-old Kennedy said in a statement he was stepping down after more than 30 years. A Republican appointee, he has held the key vote on such high-profile … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Justice Kennedy retiring; Trump gets 2nd Supreme Court pick