Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has died at the age of 87.
According to a press release from the Court, Ginsburg had complications from metastasized pancreatic cancer and passed away with family by her side.
Ginsburg was appointed to the court by President Bill Clinton in 1993 and the second woman to serve. She will be buried in Arlington National Cemetery.
Hillary Clinton reacted to the news on Twitter, saying Ginsburg paved the way for so many women.
“Justice Ginsburg paved the way for so many women, including me. There will never be another like her. Thank you RBG,” she wrote.
“Our nation has lost a jurist of historic stature. We at the Supreme Court have lost a cherished colleague,” Chief Justice John Roberts said. “Today we mourn, but with confidence that future generations will remember Ruth Bader Ginsburg as we knew her a tireless and resolute champion of justice.”
With only a little over six weeks until the election, this could start a battle between Republicans and Democrats if President Trump decides to nominate someone to fill the seat.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said previously said he’s help the president fill a vacancy.