President Obama Announces Sonia Sotomayor As His Supreme Court Nominee
White House Counsel Greg Craig (2nd R) hugs U.S. Solicitor General Elena Kagan before U.S. President Barack Obama announced United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit Judge Sonia Sotomayor of New York as his Supreme Court nominee in the East Room of the White House May 26, 2009 in Washington, DC. If confirmed, Sotomayor will be the first Hispanic Supreme Court Justice in the nation’s history, replacing Supreme Court Justice David Souter. Also pictured at left is U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images) * Local Caption * Eric Holder;Elena Kagan;Greg Craig
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