With tag: sonia_sotomayor
Leahy predicts quick confirmation for Sotomayor
By Ross Sneyd
Patrick Leahy predicts Sonia Sotomayor will be quickly confirmed to the Supreme
Leahy says he won't permit any "name-calling or histrionics" when the Senate
Judiciary Committee takes up Sotomayor's nomination later today.
Leahy says Sotomayor critics smearing character
By Bob Kinzel
Senator Patrick Leahy says some critics of Supreme Court
nominee Sonia Sotomayor are trying to smear her character before the Senate's
confirmation hearings. Leahy says he's scheduled those hearings for mid-
July so the full Senate can vote on the nomination before the August congressional
Shaheen to meet with Sotomayor
Sen. Jeanne Shaheen gets her chance Monday to meet with U.S. Supreme Court
nominee Sonia Sotomayor.
Leahy defends Sotomayor’s qualifications
Leahy spent one-on-one time with Judge Sonia Sotomayor Tuesday on Capitol
Hill. He delivered a
strong defense of the Supreme Court nominee's record and qualifications.
NH's Shaheen supports Sotomayor
Sen. Jeanne Shaheen says she looks forward to a fair and swift confirmation for
Judge Sonia Sotomayor, President Obama's nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court.