Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Sonia Sotomayor is Obama's Supreme Court nominee

"The White House is seeking swift Senate confirmation of Judge Sonia Sotomayor, President Obama's nominee for the Supreme Court, as Republican congressional leaders suggest they may be in no rush to move on the nomination.

While critics challenge what they view as a record of 'judicial activism' demonstrated by Sotomayor during her nearly two decades on the federal bench, Republican congressional leaders today are taking a more cautious approach to the Democratic president's first Supreme Court nominee, positioned to become the first Latino and only the third woman on the nation's highest court."

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