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US PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION: ANALYSIS: A chance to make deeper mark on US Supreme Court

RETIREMENT:Four of the nine justices are in their 70s, including two conservatives, and if any retire in the next four years, Obama would be able to nominate a successor

Reuters, WASHINGTON

Ginsburg, who has survived colorectal and pancreatic cancer, said in an August interview that her health was good. She undergoes regular check-ups and works with a personal trainer.

She has vowed to remain on the bench at least three more years, to match the record of Justice Louis Brandeis, one of her judicial heroes, who retired at age 82 in 1939, after nearly 23 years.

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