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Brett Kavanaugh is nominated to the Supreme Court. Credit: Diego M. Radzinschi / NLJ

Judge Brett Kavanaugh, a stalwart conservative with deep Washington roots who has questioned the power of federal agencies and ruled in support of broader gun rights, was nominated Monday to replace retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy on the U.S. Supreme Court.

In picking the 53-year-old Kavanaugh, President Donald Trump opted for a hard-to-defeat nominee whose Ivy League credentials are similar to those of Neil Gorsuch, the president’s first Supreme Court nominee. Both are white males who attended Georgetown Preparatory School and clerked for Kennedy in 1993 and 1994. Kavanaugh got his law degree from Yale, while Gorsuch got his from Harvard.

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Tony Mauro

Tony Mauro, based in Washington, covers the U.S. Supreme Court. A lead writer for ALM's Supreme Court Brief, Tony focuses on the court's history and traditions, appellate advocacy and the SCOTUS cases that matter most to business litigators. Contact him at [email protected] On Twitter: @Tonymauro

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