Senate confirms Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court

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Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett poses for a photo with junior United States Senator James Lankford (R-OK) on Capitol Hill on October 21, 2020 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Leigh Vogel-Pool/Getty Images)

WASHINGTON, D.C. (KFDX/KJTL) — The Senate has voted to confirm Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court of the United States.

The Senate voted in favor of confirming Barrett by a vote of 52 for and 48 against.

The vote fell largely along party lines, with all Republican Senators except Susan Collins of Maine voting in favor of Barrett’s confirmation.

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