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President Trump looks on as Judge Brett Kavanaugh speaks after being nominated to the Supreme Court last month. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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What A Justice Kavanaugh Could Mean For The Mueller Investigation And Trump

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President Trump mouths the words, "You're fired," during a signing ceremony for the Department of Veterans Affairs Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act of 2017 at the White House. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Is Trump About To Be Able To Say 'You're Fired' To A Lot More People?

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Anti-gun violence advocate and Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting survivor Emma Gonzales, center, at a rally in Chicago in June. The students from the Parkland, Fla., school have become vocal anti-gun advocates, but a more conservative Supreme Court may stymie their efforts. Jim Young/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Kavanaugh Could Tip Supreme Court Against Gun Control Laws

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U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg (left) takes the oath of office in August 1993 as President Bill Clinton looks on. A new album, Notorious RBG in Song sets events from Ginsburg's life to music. Kort Duce/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Life Immortalized In Song

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Then-Supreme Court nominee Ruth Bader Ginsburg greets her husband, Martin, during her confirmation hearing in 1993. She didn't hesitate to answer questions about Roe v. Wade and other topics she considered settled law. John Duricka/AP hide caption

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The Ginsburg Rule: False Advertising By The GOP

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The Reality Of The 'Ginsburg Rule'

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Trump Picks Kavanaugh To Replace Retiring Justice Kennedy

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A Look At Some Of The Most Likely Picks To Replace Justice Anthony Kennedy

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News crews set up in front of the Supreme Court early Monday morning in Washington, D.C. President Trump is expected to announce his choice for Supreme Court justice Monday evening. J. David Ake/AP hide caption

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The Supreme Court Justice Confirmation Process

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Brett Kavanaugh (left) speaks in 2006, when he was a nominee for the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals. With him is then-Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist of Tennessee. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump Narrows List Of Supreme Court Justice Nominees

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The Supreme Court term that just concluded was a small taste of what is to come. In all, 13 of the cases decided by a liberal-conservative split, Justice Anthony Kennedy provided the fifth and deciding conservative vote. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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