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Homework

“The yeas are 68, and the naysare 31.”

The U.S. Senate handed President Barack Obama an historic victoryThursday as it overwhelmingly approved his nomination of _____ to be the first Hispanicjustice on the U.S. Supreme Court. Senate majority leader _____:

“This is truly historicfor our entire nation, but especially for theyoung Latinos in this country who will see in Judge _____ concrete evidence of the heights to which they legitimately aspire.”

Democrats hailed _____ as a fair-mindedjurist with 17 years of experience as a federal judge. Judiciary Committee chairman _____:

“She is a judgeof unimpeachable character and integrity.”

But mostRepublicans claimed _____ lacked impartialityand voted against her nomination. _____ is Utah’s seniorsenator:

“I’m very, veryconcerned about this nomination. I feel very badly that I have to vote negatively. It’s not what I wanted to do when this process started, but I believe thatI’m doing the honorable and right thing even thought I feel badly about it.”

Ultimately, the Senate voted 68 to 31 to confirm_____ with 9 Republicans breaking ranks. Less thana half hour after the Senate vote, President Obama praised the Supreme Court’s newestedition:

“Like so many otheraspects of this nation, I’m filled with pride inthis achievement and great confidence that Judge_____ will make an outstanding Supreme Court justice.”

_____ will bethe third woman justice to sit on the Supreme Court. A swearing-in ceremonywill happen at the U.S. Supreme Court Building on Saturday.

_____, Reuters.
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