Hillary Clinton: San Francisco mayor’s death ‘a terrible loss’
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Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonThe Memo: Trump faces steep climb to reelection What the Mueller report tells us about Putin, Russia and Trump's election Steve Bullock puts Citizens United decision at center of presidential push MORE on Tuesday called San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee’s death a “terrible loss” for the city.

Lee died Tuesday at the age of 65 after suffering a heart attack.

Lee became mayor when his predecessor, Gavin Newsom, left to become the state’s lieutenant governor in January 2011. He won a full term that November, and was reelected in 2015.


London Breed, the president of the city’s Board of Supervisors, will now serve as acting mayor.

Sen. Kamala HarrisKamala Devi HarrisThe Memo: Trump faces steep climb to reelection California Democrats face crisis of credibility after lawsuits Feehery: A whole new season of 'Game of Thrones' MORE (D-Calif.) praised Lee as “an outspoken advocate for diversity and inclusion.” 

Sen. Dianne FeinsteinDianne Emiel FeinsteinThis week: Democrats, White House set for infrastructure, budget talks Senate confirms Rosen for No. 2 spot at DOJ Senate confirms controversial 9th Circuit pick without blue slips MORE (D-Calif.) called Lee’s death a “sad day for San Francisco and all of us who knew him.”