U.S. Associate Justices Clarence Thomas, Antonin Scalia, Chief Justice John Roberts, Associate Justices Anthony Kennedy, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Sonia Sotomayor, Stephen Breyer, Samuel Alito and Elena Kagan. 
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Politicians mourn Scalia’s death on social media

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On Saturday, news broke that Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia had passed away at the age of 79 while at a ranch in Texas. Many took to Twitter immediately to mourn the justice’s passing. Others speculated on what this sudden news means for the future of the Supreme Court when President Obama is in the final year of his term and the country is in the middle of a heated presidential election.  Here are some notable reactions on Twitter from presidential candidates, politicians and others.

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Politicians mourn Scalia's death on social media

Updated