Senate Panel Endorses Sotomayor in 13-6 Vote

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    http://www.nytimes.com/2009/07/29/us/politics/29confirm.html?_r=1&hp

    WASHINGTON — The Senate Judiciary Committee voted, 13 to 6, on Tuesday to endorse the Supreme Court nomination of Judge Sonia Sotomayor, easing her path to likely confirmation as the first Hispanic member of the tribunal.
     
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    This was a foregone conclusion.

    Little wonder Lindsey Graham folded up like lawn furniture on this one.
     
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    So very depressing for our nation. We don't need her rewriting our laws. I hope in 2010 we can get a better balance in Congress.
     
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    I am so pleased to see that she will be confirmed!


    We need someone to balance out those RW activists now on the SCOTUS
     
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    You bet. 300 Dems.
     
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    Wow.....Good shit huh?

    In case you all missed it. This does not change the overall balance of the SCOTUS.

    There are still only two who even come close to being constructionists and the rest aren't even sure what the Constitution means.
     
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    Uh... Yeah... Explain to us how she will "balance out those RW activists now on the SCOTUS."

    I mean, you do know that the balance is unchanged, right?
     
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    they are proof of how delutional so many on the left are
     
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    Don't let facts interfere with talking points. :lol:
     
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    It will be interesting to see the final vote in the Senate. Ginsberg was confirmed 98-2.
     

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