Vice-president Joe Biden, the 2020 Democratic Party nominee for president, delivers his acceptance speech on the last night of the convention on August 20, 2020. Photo: Democratic National Convention / CNP / Abaca Press / TNS Vice-president Joe Biden, the 2020 Democratic Party nominee for president, delivers his acceptance speech on the last night of the convention on August 20, 2020. Photo: Democratic National Convention / CNP / Abaca Press / TNS
Vice-president Joe Biden, the 2020 Democratic Party nominee for president, delivers his acceptance speech on the last night of the convention on August 20, 2020. Photo: Democratic National Convention / CNP / Abaca Press / TNS

Ginsburg’s death leaves eight justices to deal with upcoming election issues – meaning possible 4-4 deadlock

  • America’s highest court could be called upon to decide election questions that help determine who will win the presidency
  • Trump is pushing for a swift nomination and confirmation hearings to replace the liberal jurist Ruth Bader-Ginsburg

Topic |   US Politics
Vice-president Joe Biden, the 2020 Democratic Party nominee for president, delivers his acceptance speech on the last night of the convention on August 20, 2020. Photo: Democratic National Convention / CNP / Abaca Press / TNS Vice-president Joe Biden, the 2020 Democratic Party nominee for president, delivers his acceptance speech on the last night of the convention on August 20, 2020. Photo: Democratic National Convention / CNP / Abaca Press / TNS
Vice-president Joe Biden, the 2020 Democratic Party nominee for president, delivers his acceptance speech on the last night of the convention on August 20, 2020. Photo: Democratic National Convention / CNP / Abaca Press / TNS
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