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Presidential Election Could Alter High Court

The next president may get to name several justices to the Supreme Court. With such an evenly split court, a change of even one justice could deeply impact many of the issues that come before the court. Analysts are watching Justices William Rehnquist, John Paul Stevens and Sandra Day O'Connor for signs that one or more will retire. Hear NPR's Renee Montagne and NPR's Nina Totenberg.

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Nina Totenberg is NPR's award-winning legal affairs correspondent. Her reports air regularly on NPR's critically acclaimed newsmagazines All Things Considered, Morning Edition, and Weekend Edition.
Renee Montagne, one of the best-known names in public radio, is a special correspondent and host for NPR News.