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Sonia Sotomayor -- Senate committee endorses Supreme Court nomineee

By Livingly Staff on
The Senate Judiciary Committee endorsed Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor on Tuesday, but only one Republican voted in her favor. Lindsey Graham, a Republican from South Carolina, was the only member of the GOP to support Sotomayor.Regardless of Republican opposition, Sonia Sotomayor will likely be confirmed to the Supreme Court next week.  See pictures of nominee Sonia Sotomayor:Read Full Story

Sotomayor Wants to Take Your Nunchucks Away!

By JJ Duncan on
(Getty Images | Composite by Zimbio.com) The confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nomineee Sonia Sotomayor continued Tuesday in the same general malaise as Monday's snore-o-rama. The takeaway? Sotomayor is probably in.But out of those hours of boredom, we were gifted with 2 pretty awesome moments. First, Sen. Chuck Grassley laid on a little sexual innuendo as he suggested that when he speaks, people get "excited." Then later, Judge Sotomayor had to explain what nunchucks (or nunchaku) are...Read Full Story

Sotomayor Confirmation Hearings a Snooze Fest for Nephews

By JJ Duncan on
Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor's confirmation hearings began Monday, and the results were intense and electrifying. Or not. The first day passed uneventfully with plenty of baseball analogies, no real questions for the nominee, and a general opinion that Sotomayor, barring some weird revelation, is going to sail through the confirmation.In short, it was boring.So you can't really blame her two young nephews, Corey and Conner Sotomayor, for dozing off during the hours-long snooze fest...Read Full Story

'National Review' Offends 2 Ethnic Groups in 1 Sonia Sotomayor Cover

By JJ Duncan on
(Getty Images | Inset from National Review) My first reaction to the new National Review cover was that it wasn't real. I mean I know the caricatures are part of the conservative magazine's schtick, but outright race baiting has got to be out of the question right? I mean everyone remembers the media storm that followed that ridiculous New Yorker Obama cover and it was obvious that was tongue-in-cheek. But alas, the cover is real and I sigh in disappointment. The cover evokes Sotomayor's...Read Full Story

Rush Limbaugh Wastes No Time, Calls Sonia Sotomayor 'Reverse Racist'

By JJ Duncan on
U.S. Supreme Court Nominee Sonia Sotomayor; Radio host Rush Limbaugh (Getty Images)Conservative talk show host Rush Limbaugh let it be known Tuesday morning exactly how he feels about Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor.Limbaugh, one of the most vocal critics of the Obama administration held nothing back. He attacked Sotomayor for her validly controversial ruling in the firefighter discrimination lawsuit Ricci v. DeStefano. And he attacked her based on his paranoid delusion that Obama wants...Read Full Story

Sonia Sotomayor -- Obama's pick for US Supreme Court

By Jake on
Weeks of speculation came to an end with the announcement this morning that President Barack Obama would name federal appeals judge Sonia Sotomayor as his nominee for the United States Supreme Court.Sotomayor, the daughter of Puerto Rican immigrants, would be the first Hispanic female Supreme Court judge.From an article in the Baltimore Sun: Sonia Sotomayor, President Obama's choice for the U.S. Supreme Court, started her path towards the highest court in the land in a South Bronx housing...Read Full Story

Obama's Quote about Sonia Sotomayor

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Pesident Barack Obama nominated Judge Sonia Sotomayor to the US Supreme Court.  When asked about his choice, Barack said the following:Sotomayor "is an inspiring woman who I believe will make a great justice."Learn more about Judge Sonia Sotomayor here.Read Full Story