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A relatively subdued setting for a groundbreaking nomination

Word began to trickle out late on Thursday that President Joe Biden had selected a replacement for retiring Justice Stephen Breyer. Signs pointed to the longtime frontrunner, Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Col

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What senators are saying: Tracking reactions to Jackson’s nomination

After President Joe Biden’s nomination of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson, attention now turns to the Senate’s advice-and-consent process. It takes a simple majority in the Senate to confirm a nominee to the court. The chamber is split 50-50, with

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