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National leaders react to the death of Scalia

Posted: 2:42 PM, Feb 13, 2016
Updated: 2016-02-13 23:22:47Z

Within minutes after the world learned that Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia died Saturday of natural causes, national leaders, including those running for president, offered their thoughts on the passing of the 30-year justice. 

Scalia died at age 79 Saturday in bed in a private residence in Texas. His death will leave a vacancy on the nation's high court. President Barack Obama will be able to name a replacement, but that replacement will need approval from a Republican-backed Senate.

 

 

Today, our nation has suffered a deep loss. Justice Scalia was one of the most consequential Americans in our history...

Posted by Marco Rubio on  Saturday, February 13, 2016