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Breyer stepping down
Breyer, 83, is the court’s oldest justice and has been under unprecedented pressure to retire while Democrats have narrow control of the Senate.
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Often overshadowed by the late liberal icon Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Justice Stephen G. Breyer will leave a legacy as a steadfast supporter of abortion rights, the environment and health-care coverage.
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Supreme Court Justices Neil M. Gorsuch, Elena Kagan and Stephen G. Breyer. (Getty Images)
The FixAnalysis
In part because of the timing, his retirement probably won’t change much about the trajectory of decisions on abortion rights, at least in the short term.
The FixAnalysis
It's hardly a cure-all for a Democratic Party facing a deficit on the court, but it's still big, for a host of reasons.
If Stephen Breyer's replacement doesn't yield controversy, it will be unusual.
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