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Breaking: SCOTUS Justice Kennedy Announces Retirement

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Justice Anthony M. Kennedy announced his retirement from the Supreme Court of the United States this morning.

Since his appointment to the high court bench in 1988 by President Reagan, Justice Kennedy has frequently served as the crucial swing vote in decisions. His retirement is predicted to recast the leanings of the majority.

Please see the New York Times for more information as this story develops.

[Photo credit: By Collection of the Supreme Court of the United States (Anthony Kennedy – The Oyez Project) [Public domain].]

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