"Life, marriage, religious liberty, the second amendment.
We're just one Supreme Court Justice away from losing them all."
That's the latest campaign ad from presidential hopeful Ted Cruz.
The process to replace Justice Antonin Scalia is absolutely dominating debate in Washington and on the campaign trail.
President Barack Obama could make his pick as soon as next week.
Republicans on the pivotal Senate Judiciary Committee are vowing to block virtually any of the president's nominees.
Either way, whether a justice is confirmed or delayed until a new administration, the impact will be huge.
Joining Live at 9 is Steve Mulroy, a constitutional law professor.