NRA statement on the matter can be found here. The vote was 63-37. More to come as I gather more info.
UPDATE: In the end, Ben Nelson was the only Democrat to vote against her. The only Republicans to vote for her were Graham, Gregg, Lugar, Snowe, and Collins. With those Republicans voting yes, filibustering her was not a possibility.
As I said, the Democrats are betting that NRA can’t mobilize anger over the Supreme Court. We’ll see about that. This would have been an easy vote for many Democrats like Webb, Warner, Tester, Baucus, Specter, and Casey.
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- Yankee Gun Nuts » Kagan Confirmed to the Supreme Court - [...] Well… crap. The NRA is using the votes towards their grades for candidates. While there has been much crowing ...