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 GrahamOvernight Finance: McConnell offers 'clean' funding bill | Dems pan proposal | Flint aid, internet measure not included | More heat for Wells Fargo | New concerns on investor visas Senators buck spending bill over Export-Import Bank Pelosi pans latest GOP stopgap spending offer MORE (R-S.C.), Mel Martinez (R-Fla.), Olympia Snowe (R-Maine), Susan CollinsSusan CollinsSwing-state Republicans play up efforts for gun control laws Reid knocks GOP on gun 'terror loophole' after attacks GOP pressures Kerry on Russia's use of Iranian airbase MORE (R-Maine), Lamar AlexanderLamar AlexanderOvernight Regulation: Lawsuits pile up against Obama overtime rule The American people are restive, discouraged and sometimes suicidal GOP chairman eyes lame-duck for passing medical cures bill 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 SessionsTrump, Clinton discuss counterterrorism with Egyptian president GOP senators want immigration details on attack suspects GOP pressures Kerry on Russia's use of Iranian airbase MORE (R-Ala), ranking member of the Judiciary Committee, Pat Leahy (D-Vt.), chairman of the Judiciary Committee, Mitch McConnellMitch McConnellTrump slams Obama for ‘shameful’ 9/11 bill veto GOP chairman lobbies against overriding Obama on 9/11 bill Black Caucus demands Flint funding from GOP MORE (R-Ky.), Senate Minority Leader, and Harry ReidHarry ReidBlack Caucus demands Flint funding from GOP Report: Intelligence officials probing Trump adviser's ties to Russia White House preps agencies for possible shutdown MORE (D-Nev.), Senate Majority Leader.