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President Obama nominated Judge Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court in March. Since then, the Senate has denied him a confirmation hearing. Whoever wins the presidential election will have a big impact on the future of the highest court in the land. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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The Supreme Court: A Winning Issue In The Presidential Campaign?

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Presidential Election Likely To Impact Short Handed Supreme Court

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President Obama announced Merrick Garland as his nominee to the Supreme Court on March 16 at the White House. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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170-Plus Days And Counting: GOP Unlikely To End Supreme Court Blockade Soon

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Divided Supreme Court Refuses To Reinstate North Carolina Voter ID Law

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An election official checks a voter's photo identification at an early voting polling site in Austin, Texas. Eric Gay/AP hide caption

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Stricter Voter ID And Other Voting Laws Rolled Back In Slew Of Court Decisions

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Democratic vice presidential nominee Tim Kaine does a walk on the Democratic National Convention stage ahead of his prime time speech on Wednesday night. Jessica Kourkounis/Getty Images hide caption

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How Tim Kaine Went From City Council To Vice Presidential Candidate

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Pence and his wife, Karen, leave a meeting with Trump in New York on Friday. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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Meet Mike Pence, 'Midwestern Polite' With An Unrelenting Conservative Message

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Supreme Court Justice Ginsburg Apologizes For Trump Comments

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg Apologizes Over Recent Remarks About Donald Trump

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Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Apologizes For Trump Comments

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Donald Trump Calls On Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg To Resign

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