MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar is one of the people being mentioned as a possible replacement for U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia.

A USA Today article with a list of 10 possible successors includes the Democrat from Minnesota.

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“If the Senate would be less inclined to block one of its own, the senior senator from Minnesota, 55, might be someone Obama would consider,” the article said.

Klobuchar, a former prosecutor, has not commented on the speculation.

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She just released a statement saying her condolences and prayers are with Scalia’s family, friends and Supreme Court colleagues.

The former Supreme Court justice was found dead on Saturday at a ranch in Texas at the age of 79. He is thought to have died of natural causes.

President Barack Obama says he will appoint a replacement for Scalia in due time.

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Meanwhile, the GOP presidential candidates all said that Obama should not nominate a successor for Scalia.