Haley Byrd

Independent Journal Review

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Haley Byrd is a congressional reporter at Independent Journal Review.

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The Supreme Court is about to get more conservative. Justice Anthony Kennedy is retiring at the end of July. Although nominated by Ronald Reagan, he was the court’s swing vote.

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