Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Firebrand and Icon, Dies at 87 : Up First The leader of the liberal wing of the Supreme Court, and a champion of equal rights for women, has died from complications from pancreatic cancer. Many are mourning her death as both Republicans and Democrats prepare for a political battle over her replacement.
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Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Firebrand and Icon, Dies at 87

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Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Firebrand and Icon, Dies at 87

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Firebrand and Icon, Dies at 87

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Firebrand and Icon, Dies at 87

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The leader of the liberal wing of the Supreme Court, and a champion of equal rights for women, has died from complications from pancreatic cancer. Many are mourning her death as both Republicans and Democrats prepare for a political battle over her replacement.