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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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  • Judge Sonia: Angry Arlen Specter

     
    Moreso than any of Republicans to address Sonia Sotomayor thus far, Sen. Arlen Specter (was R-, now D-Penn.) is visibly and audibly upset with the Supreme Court nominee for ducking his questions about abortion, the number of cases the......
  • Judge Sonia: Of course they invoke Deter Jeter

     
    At the end of Sen. Amy Klobuchar's time questioning Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor, the Minnesota Democrat became the latest interrogator to bring up Sotomayor's love of baseball. "Did you have a chance to watch the All-Star game last......
  • Judge Sonia: Anticipations . . . of what?

     
    The question among observers is how gritty the senatorial fishing might get Wednesday, how intense a competition there will be to command the "story of the day" coming out of the hearings on the nomination of Sonia Sotomayor for......
  • Palination: Advancing in new direction?

     
    by Mark Silva You might not know it from the way things have turned out at the polls lately, but more Americans say their political views have grown more conservative, rather than more liberal, in recent years. By a margin......
  • 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......
  • Is Sonia Sotomayor a reverse racist?

     
    I wrote about Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor???s local ties for today's print edition, and I???ve already taken some heat in e-mails and posted comments for writing ???fluff??? and avoiding the issue of her avoiding the issues during her...
  • Franken: No. 2 Minnesotan, 60th senator

     
    by James Oliphant Al Franken -- the former comedian who won a bruising, eight-month vote recount and court battle in Minnesota -- arrived on Capitol Hill on Monday, a day before he was to be sworn in as a new......
  • Judge Sonia: Agendas on the agenda

     
    Seated behind Judge Sonia Sotomayor for the first day of her confirmation hearings is a New York support group beyond her family. These include longtime lawyer and former social services official Cesar Perales and current NYC Deputy Mayor Carol Robles.......
  • 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...
  • Sonia Sotomayor: Let the hearings begin

     
    Sonia Sotomayor, poised to become the first Hispanic justice on the Supreme Court, enters a round of Senate Judiciary Committee hearings starting Monday in the pursuit of confirmation of President Barack Obama's first nominee for the high court. The......
  • Sen. Martinez backs Sotomayor

     
    Florida Republican Senator Mel Martinez today declared that he will vote to confirm Sonia Sotomayor as a member of the Supreme Court. Read full post at Florida Politics.......
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  • National Football League roundup

    (The Sports Xchange) - New York Jets first-round safety Calvin Pryor sustained a concussion in practice, coach Rex Ryan confirmed on Sunday. Ryan said the rookie was injured in a special teams drill on Saturday while blocking on a kick return. "Pryor...
  • Browns rookie Johnny Manziel leads NFL in jerseys sold

    Browns rookie quarterback Johnny Manziel will enter training camp this week as Brian Hoyer's backup, but his No. 2 jersey is selling as if he's the face of the NFL. Manziel leads the league in jerseys sold on its official apparel website, NFLShop.com,...
  • Niners aim to boost air game

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. The No. 1 mission of this San Francisco 49ers training camp: Boosting the Colin Kaepernick-led passing attack. It even has the defense raring to go for Thursday's first practice action. If the secondary can get its mitts on...
  • Johnny Manziel has the top-selling jersey in the NFL

    Johnny Manziel has yet to take a single snap in an NFL game, but that hasn’t stopped fans from clamoring for his jersey. Manziel, also known as “Johnny Football” -- a registered trademark -- has the bestselling jersey in the league,...
  • Richard Sherman says Michael Crabtree feud will last forever [Video]

    Richard Sherman says Michael Crabtree feud will last forever [Video]
    Richard Sherman still has a beef with Michael Crabtree. More than five months after his infamous rant following the NFC championship, Sherman doesn't seem to have cooled down at all about Crabtree, the San Francisco 49ers receiver he called "sorry" on...
  • NFL Analysis: Projecting 2014 breakout players

    The Sports Xchange Frank Cooney, The Sports Xchange NFL Analysis: Projecting 2014 breakout players Every season players emerge from the shadows of anonymity, or something less than stardom, and play so well they demand to be considered among the best...
  • Niners want big season in new home

    The Sports Xchange NFL Team Report - San Francisco 49ers - INSIDE SLANT While most the offseason talk was about quarterback Colin Kaepernick's big new contract, the San Francisco 49ers will focus on more problematic issues when they start training...
  • Panthers hope bigger is better at wide receiver

    The Sports Xchange NFL Team Report - Carolina Panthers - INSIDE SLANT While a lot of noise was made in the offseason about the loss of mighty-mite receiver Steve Smith and surgery on quarterback Cam Newton's ankle, the Carolina Panthers could be...
  • Alonso likely to miss entire season - Part 1

    The Sports Xchange NFL Team Report - Buffalo Bills - INSIDE SLANT The Buffalo Bills confirmed linebacker Koko Alonso suffered a torn ACL in his left knee while working out in Oregon and he is expected to miss the entire 2014 season. Alonso, the runner-...
  • INSIDE SLANT - Part 1

    The Sports Xchange NFL Team Report - Jacksonville Jaguars - INSIDE SLANT Jaguars hope for good health in training camp When they begin training camp practice July 24 at their Everbank Field, the Jacksonville Jaguars sincerely hope they are at least...
  • Manning the Giants player with most to prove

    Following the worst season of his career, New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning may be the man with the most to prove when the team begins training camp practices July 26 at the Timex Performance Center in East Rutherford, N.J. It will be the job of...