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Sonia Sotomayor

Sonia Sotomayor
President Barack Obama nominated federal judge Sonia Sotomayor of New York for the Supreme Court, positioning the longtime federal jurist to become the first Hispanic member of the nation's highest court.

Sotomayor, first appointed to the federal district court for the Southern District of New York by Republican President George H.W. Bush in 1991, sits on the Second Circuit Court of Appeals. She was elevated to the circuit court, one of the nation's most prestigious, by Democratic President Bill Clinton in 1998.
President Barack Obama nominated federal judge Sonia Sotomayor of New York for the Supreme Court, positioning the longtime federal jurist to become the first Hispanic member of the nation's highest court.

Sotomayor, first appointed to the federal district court for the Southern District of New York by Republican President George H.W. Bush in 1991, sits on the Second Circuit Court of Appeals. She was elevated to the circuit court, one of the nation's most prestigious, by Democratic President Bill Clinton in 1998.
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  • The right's fraudulent fears

    The right's fraudulent fears
    Whenever you hear about a psychic being arrested, the natural question is: Why didn't she see that coming? Conservatives who raise dire alarms about what will happen in Barack Obama's second term face a similar problem. They need him to lose so their...
  • Obama's flexibility doctrine revealed

    Obama's flexibility doctrine revealed
    "On all these issues, but particularly missile defense, this can be solved, but it's important for him (Putin) to give me space. … This is my last election. After my election, I have more flexibility." Barack Obama to Dmitry Medvedev, open mic,...
  • 31 Dead in Siberia Plane Crash, Government Says

    31 Dead in Siberia Plane Crash, Government Says
    Moscow --A twin-engine plane carrying 43 people crashed soon after takeoff in Siberia on Monday, killing all but 12 people on board, Russia's Emergency Situations Ministry said. The plane had taken off from the city of Tyumen and traffic control lost...
  • 31 dead in Siberia plane crash, government says

    31 dead in Siberia plane crash, government says
    A twin-engine plane carrying 43 people crashed soon after takeoff in Siberia on Monday, killing all but 12 people on board,Russia'sEmergency Situations Ministry said. The plane had taken off from the city of Tyumen and traffic control lost contact with...
  • Romney's Russia remarks and the dangers of dumbing down

    Romney's Russia remarks and the dangers of dumbing down
    Last week, Mitt Romney described Russia as America's "No. 1 geopolitical foe," prompting Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to respond: "I think it's somewhat dated to be looking backwards instead of being realistic about where we agree, where we don't...
  • Romney and Obama: A contrast in styles

    Romney and Obama: A contrast in styles
    WASHINGTON — Just before his speech Wednesday to the American Society of News Editors, word emerged that the Republican presidential front-runner would not allow photographers to get closer than 150 feet while he spoke. The journalists protested,...
  • U.S.-backed battery company's sale to Russian tycoon sparks anxiety

    U.S.-backed battery company's sale to Russian tycoon sparks anxiety
    Batteries made in America for America and backed by America. That's how politicians hailed Ener1. The company tapped the country's top scientists at Argonne National Lab in Illinois, and U.S. taxpayers pledged up to $118 million in federal stimulus funds...
  • Super PAC forms to fight defense cuts

    Super PAC forms to fight defense cuts
    SAN DIEGO -- A political action committee was started Tuesday in San Diego to fight proposed defense budget cuts. Organizers of the Fight 4 America super PAC unveiled three television commercials that focus on what they believe is deficient defense...
  • Russia: Address concerns or we'll target missile shield

    Russia: Address concerns or we'll target missile shield
    Russia may deploy missiles that it says could destroy NATO’s planned missile defense system in Europe – and withdraw from an arms control treaty with the United States – if Russia’s concerns about the shield aren’t addressed,...
  • Food price rises spark protests, hoarding

    Anger over high food prices has sparked protests in several countries. Surging food prices have posed a particular risk to poor economies. Here are some details of recent price rise protests and disturbances: * BURKINA FASO - Unions called a general...
  • U.S. charges 11 as Russian agents

    U.S. charges 11 as Russian agents
    Federal officials charged 11 people on the East Coast as secret agents of Russia on Monday in an multiyear investigation that turned up allegations of a vast undercover network designed to collect fresh information for Moscow, including new U.S. nuclear...