Kagan Joins Supreme Court After 63-37 Vote in Senate - NYTimes.com
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AUGUST 5, 2010
In a sign of the import of the moment, senators were asked to record their votes from their desks. Kagan received fewer Republican votes than Justice Sotomayor, who was supported by nine in her 68-31 confirmation on Aug. with only four endorsing him in a 58 to 42 vote in January 2006.