Ruth Bader Ginsburg Undergoes Successful Heart Procedure

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg talked about her Hobby Lobby dissent with Katie Couric.
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November 26, 2014 10:38 a.m.

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg underwent a medical procedure to have a stent placed in her right coronary artery on Wednesday morning, the Supreme Court said.

Ginsburg, 81, is “resting comfortably” and expected to be discharged within the next two days, the Court said.

Some more details, via the Supreme Court:

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg underwent a coronary catheterization procedure this morning at MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute at MedStar Washington Hospital Center to place a stent in her right coronary artery. The coronary blockage was discovered after Justice Ginsburg experienced discomfort during routine exercise last night and was taken to the hospital. She is resting comfortably and is expected to be discharged in the next 48 hours.

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