Today, the Senate narrowly confirmed Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court with a 53-to-47 vote that made history and helped President Biden make good on a major campaign pledge. Jackson, 51, will be the first Black woman to sit on the nation’s highest court in its 233-year history. She will replace retiring Justice Stephen G. Breyer at the end of the court’s current term. Three Republicans joined all 50 members of the Democratic caucus in supporting her nomination. The White House announced that Biden, Vice President Harris and Jackson would deliver remarks Friday afternoon at the White House.
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