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When do high court justices retire? When the politics are right. (access required)

The recent news that Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg underwent treatment for a tumor on her pancreas sent waves of fear down the spines of Democrats. And for good reason: If Ginsburg's seat were to become vacant before Jan. 20, 2021, President Donald Trump would almost certainly be able to choose -- and get confirmed by ...