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Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan took on more of the consequential writings for the court's liberals this past term. Above, Kagan testifies on Capitol Hill about the court's budget. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Supreme Court Justices Neil Gorsuch (left) and Brett Kavanaugh wrote opposing opinions in a high-profile case involving Apple's App Store. The two Trump appointees are seen here at the Capitol in February. Doug Mills/Pool / Reuters hide caption

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Planned Parenthood opened its new headquarters in Washington, D.C., in September. The Supreme Court declined to take up a key case, a big win for the organization. Nikki Kahn/The Washington Post/Getty Images hide caption

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky walks to the Senate floor for a vote on Thursday. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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McConnell Warns Of 'Scary Prospect' If GOP Loses Senate Control In Midterms

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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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President Trump speaks at a campaign rally in Tennessee in support of Republican Senate candidate Marsha Blackburn. Sean Rayford/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump Pushes Due Process For Some, 'Lock' Them Up For Others

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Demonstrators gather Thursday outside the Supreme Court, demanding that the Senate reject Judge Brett Kavanaugh's nomination. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP hide caption

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Democrats, led by Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, have been hopeful about making big gains in the midterm elections, but a new NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist poll shows Republican enthusiasm surging. Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images hide caption

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Poll: Amid Kavanaugh Confirmation Battle, Democratic Enthusiasm Edge Evaporates

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Activists chant during a protest outside the office of Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley of Iowa. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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Senators To Review FBI Report On Kavanaugh, Setting Up Finale In Confirmation Drama

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Protesters march through Midtown Manhattan on Monday as they rally against Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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Is 8 Enough? The Consequences Of The Supreme Court Starting 1 Justice Short

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"Dr. Blasey Ford was so deferential, so polite, so constrained," Rebecca Traister, author of Good and Mad: The Revolutionary Power of Women's Anger, said. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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New Book Looks At Why Women Have The Right To Be 'Good And Mad'

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Dozens of protesters, including sexual assault survivor Mary Jane Maestras of Delta, Colo., demonstrate against the appointment of Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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