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Demonstrators from Doctors for America marched in support of the Affordable Care Act outside the U.S. Supreme Court in March 2015. Now, another case aims to undo the federal health law: Texas v. United States could land in front of the Supreme Court ahead of the 2020 election. Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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The U.S. Supreme Court will take up three cases that hinge on federal discrimination laws and whether they protect LGBTQ workers when its new term begins in October. Eric Baradat/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor says she has been diagnosed with "dementia, probably Alzheimer's disease." She's seen here in 2012. Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Brett Kavanaugh, seen here during his confirmation hearing early last month, has served on the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals for 12 years. His tenure there offers some clues to how he'll handle the most controversial questions before the Supreme Court. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., walks to the Senate floor for a cloture vote on the nomination of Supreme Court Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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A view of the Supreme Court from Capitol Hill September 28, 2018. The Court begins its new term on Monday one justice short while the Senate remains stuck in a confirmation fight over Judge Brett Kavanaugh, who's been accused of sexual assault. Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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Brett Kavanaugh Offers Fiery Defense In Hearing That Was A National Cultural Moment

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Judge Brett Kavanaugh arrives to testify during the second day of his Supreme Court confirmation hearings on Wednesday. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., argues with Republican members of the Senate Judiciary Committee during the third day of Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation hearings on Thursday. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh thumbs through a well-worn, pocket-sized copy of the U.S. Constitution as he testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on the second day of his confirmation hearings Wednesday. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Protesters dressed as characters from The Handmaid's Tale outside the confirmation hearing for Brett Kavanaugh on Tuesday. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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Many considered Brett Kavanaugh the front-runner to replace Justice Anthony Kennedy, even before Kennedy announced his retirement. Despite his credentials, Kavanaugh still met resistance within Trump world. Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Brett Kavanaugh is sworn in as a federal judge by Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy in 2006. President George W. Bush looks on. Kavanaugh is Trump's pick to replace Kennedy on the Supreme Court. Paul J. Richards/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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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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