Minnesota politicians react to death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg speaks at the Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington on Aug. 31, 2019.
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Messages of respect and loss poured in through Twitter and official statements as Minnesota leaders acknowledged the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

"Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was a hero,” wrote U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar in a statement. “She was an icon and a woman way ahead of her time. She opened doors for women at a time when so many insisted on keeping them shut.”

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