A number of crucial cases are still on the docket in the US Supreme Court, but the sudden passing of Justice Antonin Scalia has thrown not only the highest court in the nation, but also much of the US government, into turmoil as Republicans plan to block any nominations that President Obama is planning to make. RT’s Ed Schultz speaks with Attorney Tejinder Singh to get a full view of the new fight in the Supreme Court and its effects on the 2016 election.

Ed Schultz is an American television and radio host, a liberal political commentator, and a former sports broadcaster. He was the host of The Ed Show, a weekday news talk program on MSNBC, and The Ed Schultz Show, a talk radio show, nationally syndicated by Dial Global. Ed has won three Eric Sevareid Awards and has managed and been lead talent for a broadcast team that has won two Marconis and a prestigious Peabody Award. Ed has been named one of the top ten radio hosts in the country by Talkers Magazine for a number of years. Ed Schultz has been a nominee by Syndicated News/Talk Personality of the year by Radio & Records.