Sotomayor Puts Spotlight On GOP

Victor, Kirk
July 2009
National Journal;7/18/2009, p14
The article reports that the hearings on Judge Sonia Sotomayor's nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court has put Republican lawmakers on the spotlight. The Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee criticized President Barack Obama for suggesting that judges must have empathy in grappling with difficult cases. They also attempted to reinforce public doubts about what the Republican Party portrays as Sotomayor's out-of-mainstream views.


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