Breyer’s center-left path on the Supreme Court, in two charts

Republicans, who jammed through a third conservative Trump justice just eight days before the 2020 election, over the objections of Democrats and the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, are demanding that Biden nominate a centrist to replace Breyer. They appear powerless to block Biden’s pick in a Senate split 50-50 between Republicans and Democrats, with Vice President Harris as the tiebreaking vote.