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Sonia Sotomayor Becomes 111th Supreme Court Justice, 68-31

Washington D.C. — The first Latino and third woman Supreme Court justice, Sonia Sotomayor was confirmed in a 68-31 vote earlier today. Nine Republicans crossed the aisle, mostly senators who will be retiring after this term, and all Democrats voted to confirm. President Obama praised the vote to approve Judge Sonia Soromayor as the 11th…