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Neil Gorsuch Confirmed to Supreme Court

Posted Apr 7, 2017

Judge Neil M. Gorsuch was confirmed by the Senate to become the 113th justice of the U.S. Supreme Court.  After much debate and political infighting, the final vote tally was 54-45 in favor of confirmation. See this New York Times graphic on the vote breakdown.  Judge Gorsuch takes the place of the late Justice Antonin Scalia who passed away unexpectedly more than a year ago.  Read articles in the Washington Post and New York Times.