Split Senate Votes to Confirm Judge Amy Coney Barrett as Dems Voice Fears for Health Care, Abortion Rights

On Monday, a split Senate voted to confirm Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the U.S. Supreme Court. Republican senators managed to overcome left-wing opposition in confirming Barrett before the general election in November. In the 52-48 vote, all but one Republican—Sen. Susan Collins of Maine—voiced support for Barrett, whom conservatives have touted as a highly-qualified