SCOTUSblog is all over the Stevens retirement story.

It is almost universally expected that Republicans in the Senate, although a minority, will announce a sustained effort to prevent Senate approval of any nominee that President Obama sends up for confirmation.  Sensing that they have a chance of increasing their numbers in the Senate, the GOP minority there may even make an effort to delay the coming confirmation process until after a new election is held on November 2.

We want to hear what you think about this article. Submit a letter to the editor or write to letters@theatlantic.com.