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  • Sotomayor hearing live analysis

     
    (AP/Gerald Hebert) by James Oliphant We are here again in Hart 216 and Judiciary Chairman Patrick Leahy has begun his first round of questions. Each member of the panel will question Judge Sotomayor in 30-minute periods. Stay with the...
  • Judge Sonia: The Schumer-and-Graham bit

     
    Sen. Charles Schumer, New York Democrat, recoiled against the suggestions that Sotomayor has utilized her position as a judge to promote agendas. He cited particulars and percentages, including the figure that she sided with Republican-appointed...

    Coming up: Sotomayor live blogging

     
    Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy and top Republican Jeff Sessions at a taping of the CBS program Face the Nation Sunday. (AP/Karin Cooper) by James Oliphant As a political spectator sport, Supreme Court confirmation hearings can fall...

    Judge Sonia: Feinstein to her defense

     
    Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) began her 30 minutes of questions with a pointed defense of Sotomayor after the tough but fair questioning posed by GOP Sens. Jeff Sessions of Alabama and Orrin Hatch of Utah. Feinstein, like Sen. Patrick Leahy...

    Sonia Sotomayor confirmed by Senate: First Latina on the U.S. Supreme Court

     
    by James Oliphant and David E. Savage and updated at 5 pm. Sonia Sotomayor completed an unlikely and historic journey today, one that began with her birth in a Bronx, New York, housing project 55 years ago and culminated in...