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Ginsburg death sparks political battle weeks before election

Clip: 09/21/2020 | 4m 56s Video has closed captioning.

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death has created an opening on the U.S. Supreme Court -- mere weeks before a presidential election. Now a major political battle is brewing over whether that spot should be filled by President Trump now or by the candidate who is elected in November and inaugurated in January. The result could determine the Court’s trajectory for decades to come. John Yang reports.

Aired: 09/21/20

Rating: NR

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