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Senate confirms Sotomayor, 68-31

From NBC's Mark Murray
The Senate confirmed Sonia Sotomayor

to the Supreme Court by a 68-31 vote.

West Virginia Sen. Robert Byrd (D) was able to vote, and her voted for her. 

Sotomayor's 68 votes were greater than Samuel Alito received (58) but less than what John Roberts got (78).