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Monday night, Amy Coney Barrett was sworn in as an Associate Justice on the US Supreme Court. Hours earlier, she was confirmed by the Senate by a 52-48 party-line vote. The only senator to cross the aisle was Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) who voted with the Democrat minority.
Barrett, 48, replaces late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, providing conservatives with a clear majority on the high court.
Justice Clarence Thomas administered the official constitutional oath to Barrett in a White House ceremony Monday night, 30 days after her nomination.
Chief Justice John Roberts will administer the judicial oath Tuesday, officially accepting Barrett onto the court.