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Sotomayor reflects on the turbulent political climate, Scalia's death, and the empty Supreme Court seat he left behind

Justice Sonia Sotomayor reflected on the turbulent times the country's facing this election season, and the jarringly vacant seat next to her on the Supreme Court. Full of energy, the nation's third female justice bounded about an auditorium at the University of Minnesota as she answered attendees' questions on Monday, according to the Minneapolis Star Tribune. While Sotomayor said conservative stalwart Justice Antonin Scalia's death in February was like "losing a member of my family," she also bluntly addressed their deep disagreements.
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