Sonia Sotomayor One Step Closer to Confirmation Vote

Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor is one step closer to confirmation today, as the Senate Judiciary Committee voted today to send her nomination to the full Senate for consideration. The vote fell largely along party lines, with 12 Democrats voting in favor of the move and six Republicans voting against. One Republican, Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina, joined the Democrats. "I gladly give her my vote because I think she meets the qualifications test that was used in [Justices]...Full Story
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