Flashback: Sotomayor’s Confirmation Vote In 1998

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Going into the Sotomayor confirmation process, it’s worth looking back at the last time she faced a Senate confirmation vote, as a judge on the Second Circuit Court of Appeals in 1998. The following Republican Senators voted to confirm her at the time, and are also still around today:

Bennett (Utah)
Cochran
Collins
Gregg
Hatch
Lugar
Snowe
Specter (has since switched to the Democrats)

The following Republicans voted against her, and are still in the Senate today:

Brownback
Enzi
Grassley
Hutchison
Inhofe
Kyl
McCain
McConnell
Roberts
Sessions
Shelby

No Democrats voted against her confirmation at the time. Also, Sen. Kit Bond (R-MO) missed the vote.

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