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Liberals Push Breyer to Quit Supreme Court So Biden Gets a Pick

  • Activists are calling on the 82-year-old to step down soon
  • Democrats worry about losing Senate control after midterms
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A progressive group has started a campaign to pressure a sitting Supreme Court justice to retire so a Democratic president can replace him, the first step in a broader effort to focus the party’s attention on the judiciary -- the way Republicans have for decades.

Yet so far, few Democratic lawmakers are joining the calls for 82-year-old Justice Stephen Breyer to step down.