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  • Obama's Senate calls: Specter, Hatch

     
    by Mark Silva President Barack Obama reached out by telephone today to a couple of senators with seats on the Judiciary Committee who will consider his nominee for the Supreme Court. "Following through on his commitment to reach out to......
  • Sonia Sotomayor's Capitol Hill tour

     
    by Mark Silva Judge Sonia Sotomayor, among the top in her classes at Princeton and Yale Law, with nearly two decades on the federal bench and now poised to become the first Hispanic member of the nation's highest court, makes......
  • Judge Sonia: Orrin Hatch hears rumors

     
    After a long, thoughtful back-and-forth about the New Haven firefighters' discrimination case, Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) offered this closing sentiment on its lead plaintiff, Frank Ricci: "There's a rumor that People for the American Way, that these...
  • Sotomayor hearing: The morning spin

     
    by James Oliphant The Judiciary Committee has cranked up the hearing again after a lunch break.(I had a cobb salad.) Because of the 12-7 imbalance on the committee, the Republicans are done speaking for the moment. Right now, Delaware's senator,......
  • Sotomayor hearing live analysis: Day 3

     
    Sonia Sotomayor continues her testimony Wednesday before the Senate Judiciary Committee (Win McNamee/Getty Images) by James Oliphant We're back at Hart 216 for the third day of the Sotomayor Supreme Court hearings. Stay here for real time analysis during....
  • Sotomayor blog: Hatch blasts Obama

     
    by James Oliphant Sen. Orrin Hatch, a former chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, used his opening remarks to criticize President Obama for his stance on former GOP judicial nominees. While Obama was a senator, Hatch noted, he opposed the......
  • 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: 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, Supreme Court Justice

     
    by Mark Silva and updated at 4:30 pm EDT The Senate Judiciary Committee is a day away from voting to recommend the confirmation of Judge Sonia Sotomayor, poised to become the first Hispanic member of the U.S. Supreme Court. Sotomayor......
  • Sotomayor: Judiciary approves justice

     
    by David G. Savage and Mark Silva Judge Sonia Sotomayor, poised to become the first Hispanic member of the U.S. Supreme Court, won the support of the Senate Judiciary Committee today in a lopsided vote cast largely along party lines......
  • Health-care town halls: 'Representative?'

     
    by Mark Silva Full of sound and fury, but signifying nothing? If that's the case, what do the "civil" ones mean? Those boisterous town halls on health-care reform that members of Congress have confronted this summer may not say anything......
  • Obama: Be not afraid of health reform

     
    Don't let the venom and bad manners in some of the town hall meetings on health care distract you from the real issues involving the availability and affordability of medical insurance, President Obama told listeners this morning in his weekly radio...