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Ketanji Brown Jackson Confirmed By Senate As First Black Woman On Supreme Court

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The Senate confirmed Ketanji Brown Jacksonto the Supreme Court on Thursday afternoon, making her the first Black woman to serve on the nation’s highest court. The vote was 53-47 with three Republicans, Sens. Susan Collins (Maine), Lisa Murkowski (Alaska) and Mitt Romney (Utah) joining all 50 Democrats to support Jackson’s confirmation. She will replace Justice Stephen Breyer after he officially retires at the end of the Supreme Court’s term, which is expected between late June and late July. “This is a wonderful day, a joyous day and an inspiring day, for the Senate, for the Supreme Court and …

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