Senate votes to confirm Amy Coney Barrett to Supreme Court

Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett speaks during a confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee, Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Anna Moneymaker/The New York Times via AP, Pool)

Judge Amy Coney Barrett has been confirmed as the next justice of United States Supreme Court. The final vote was 52 in favor, 48 opposed. Many Democrats walked out of the Senate Chamber prior to the vote.


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