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Ruth Bader Ginsburg Has Died at Age 87


Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a liberal legend and feminist icon on the nation’s highest court, died Friday. She was 87.

Justice Ginsburg passed away after a long battle with pancreatic cancer, the court said. 

Now, Ginsburg’s passing signals the eruption of a new battle over the future of the high court, which will begin just weeks before the presidential election on November 3. 

The Court already has as conservative majority, thanks in part to President Donald Trump’s nominations of Justices Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh.

Appointed in 1993 by President Bill Clinton, the late justice often championed abortion rights, same-sex marriage, and health care in her rulings. Ginsburg was known affectionately among liberals as “the Notorious RBG.”

Ginsburg had announced in July that she was facing a “recurrence of cancer.” In addition to pancreatic cancer, Ginsburg had battled colon cancer and tumors in her lungs.

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