Nov 8, 2018

Ruth Bader Ginsburg hospitalized after fall

Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

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Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg fell in her office on Wednesday evening and has been admitted to George Washington University Hospital "for observation and treatment" after fracturing three ribs, according to a statement from the Supreme Court.

The big picture: The 85-year-old Ginsburg said in July that she believes she has five more years left on the Supreme Court. Last October, Axios' Jonathan Swan reported that President Trump had privately predicted he'd be able to replace her.

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