WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has already said he plans to pick a young Supreme Court justice who could serve for decades. But other factors will also be in play as the candidates are vetted: their ideological bent, their ability to win confirmation and even whether, according to a key adviser, they are “not weak.”

The president and Senate Republicans are moving quickly to replace the retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy, despite protests from Democrats. Trump said he may begin interviewing candidates this weekend and is already considering two women. A final decision, he said, will be announced July 9. Here’s a look at some of the factors in play: One thing is certain as President Donald Trump surveys prospective Supreme Court nominees: Age matters. The president wants conservatives on the federal judiciary not just in the coming years, but in the coming decades.

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