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The Fight Over The Supreme Court And Previewing The First Presidential Debate

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The United States Supreme Court in Washington DC.

The rush to fill a vacant Supreme Court seat has quickly changed the political landscape. On this edition of River to River, how will it reshape the 2020 presidential race?

Host Ben Kieffer is joined by Iowa State University political scientists Karen Kedrowski and Jim McCormick. They share their thoughts on a potentially pivotal upcoming event: next week’s first presidential debate between Donald Trump and Joe Biden. And they remember Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and discuss why her appeal crossed party lines.

Guests:

Karen Kedrowski, director of the Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics at Iowa State University

Jim McCormick, professor of political science at Iowa State University

Ben Kieffer is the host of IPR's River to River
Rick Brewer was a producer for IPR's Talk of Iowa and River to River