Sotomayor confirmed, 68-31

The Senate voted to confirm Sonia Sotomayor today by greater than a 2-to-1 margin.

68 senators voted to confirm Sotomayor, with 31 opposed. Sen. Ted Kenned (D-Mass.) did not vote due to illness.

The an official roll call has not yet been posted, it appeared that every Democrat voted for Sotomayor, with 9 Republicans joining: Lindsey GrahamLindsey GrahamSenators to Obama: Make 'timely' call on Afghan troops levels Senate amendments could sink email privacy compromise Trump: Romney 'walks like a penguin' MORE (R-S.C.), Mel Martinez (R-Fla.), Olympia Snowe (R-Maine), Susan CollinsSusan CollinsWhy a power grid attack is a nightmare scenario GOP lawmaker: 'Republicans were wrong’ to block Garland Senate passes broad spending bill with .1B in Zika funds MORE (R-Maine), Lamar AlexanderLamar AlexanderMcConnell bashes Reid’s ‘inappropriate’ rhetoric Senate backs equal pay for female soccer players Overnight Healthcare: Momentum on mental health? | Zika bills head to conference | Only 10 ObamaCare co-ops left MORE (R-Tenn.), George Voinovich (R-Ohio), Richard Lugar (R-Ind.), Judd Gregg (R-N.H.), and Kit Bond (R-Mo.)

The vote followed an hour of speeches by Sen. Jeff SessionsJeff SessionsThe Hill's 12:30 Report GOP senator to Ryan: 'Trump is where the Republicans are’ Rankings: Trump’s top 10 VP picks MORE (R-Ala), ranking member of the Judiciary Committee, Pat Leahy (D-Vt.), chairman of the Judiciary Committee, Mitch McConnellMitch McConnellAdelson aides in talks to make pro-Trump super PAC McConnell bashes Reid’s ‘inappropriate’ rhetoric The Hill's 12:30 Report MORE (R-Ky.), Senate Minority Leader, and Harry ReidHarry ReidMcConnell bashes Reid’s ‘inappropriate’ rhetoric Hillary's ObamaCare problem Sanders tests Wasserman Schultz MORE (D-Nev.), Senate Majority Leader.

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