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Jackson on course for confirmation, with 2 more GOP senators in favor

Posted on AllSides April 5th, 2022
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The Senate put Ketanji Brown Jackson on a clear track to be confirmed later this week as the Supreme Court’s 116th justice — and its first Black woman — after three Republicans joined Democrats to advance her nomination in a Monday vote.

Sens. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska and Mitt Romney of Utah become the second and third Republicans to announce support for Jackson, joining Sen. Susan Collins of Maine, who publicly backed the judge last month.

All 50 members of the Democratic caucus also backed Jackson in a 53-to-47 procedural vote Monday...

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