Senate confirms Sotomayor to Supreme Court
The Senate voted 68-31 to confirm Judge Sonia Sotomayor to the U.S. Supreme Court.

All Democrats voted to confirm Sotomayor, the first Hispanic person on the court. Only 9 Republicans supported her.

Sotomayor will be sworn in at a private ceremony on Saturday. The court's next term starts in October, although the justices will hear a case in September.

Get the Story:
Sotomayor Wins Confirmation (The Washington Post 8/7)
Sotomayor Confirmed by Senate, 68-31 (The New York Times 8/7)

Related Stories:
Poll: Americans want Native on Supreme Court (8/5)
Senate Judiciary Committee favors Sotomayor (7/29)
NCAI backs Sonia Sotomayor for Supreme Court (7/24)
Sotomayor set for Supreme Court confirmation (7/17)
NARF backs Sonia Sotomayor for Supreme Court (7/14)
Sonia Sotomayor set for confirmation hearing (7/13)
Turtle Talk: Sen. Franken and federal Indian law (7/13)
Native lawyers support Sonia Sotomayor nomination (7/1)
Turtle Talk: Sonia Sotomayor and Indian law (6/16)
Turtle Talk: Tribes worse off at Supreme Court (6/15)
Senate confirmation hearings for Sonia Sotomayor (6/9)
Sotomayor won $8300 jackpot at Florida casino (5/29)
Column: NCAI shawl at Sotomayor announcement (5/27)
Obama picks Sonia Sotomayor for Supreme Court (5/26)
Court Memo: Bringing diversity to the Supreme Court (5/26)
Louis Gray: John Echohawk for the Supreme Court (5/25)
Obama expected to name Supreme Court nominee soon (5/25)
Heather Dawn Thompson: A Native on Supreme Court (5/15)
WaPo Chat: A Native American on Supreme Court (5/12)
Turtle Talk: Supreme Court nominees and Indian law (5/7)
ICT: John EchoHawk on Supreme Court cases (5/6)
Turtle Talk: Justice Souter's Indian law legacy (5/4)
Louis Gray: A Native nominee for the Supreme Court (5/1)
Justice David Souter to retire from Supreme Court (5/1)
Supreme Court delivers more bad news to tribes (04/07)