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Supreme Court vacancy a game changer for U.S. election

Today, how the death of legendary U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg could impact the 2020 presidential election.
Tributes to the late Ruth Bader Ginsburg outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington on Saturday. (Yuri Gripas/Reuters)

Just six weeks before Americans vote for their next president, the death of legendary Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has left a gigantic hole on the U.S. top court.

Today, CBC's senior Washington editor Lyndsay Duncombe explains how the vacancy has ignited a fight for legal dominance that could shape the election's outcome and the country for decades.

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