Justice Anthony Kennedy’s retirement and successor have the potential to alter the balance of the Supreme Court for years, but it’s less clear whether his decision will fundamentally change the fight for the Senate majority in November.
At a minimum, the Supreme Court vacancy reinforces the importance of the Senate majority and could refocus voters and donors in a cycle where the House majority has consumed more of the discussion.
Initially, it looks like Republicans have more to gain from the development than Democrats. Even though it could give vulnerable Democratic senators in states Donald Trump carried an opportunity to…
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