Senate Panel OKs Sotomayor For Supreme Court
All 12 Democrats on the committee voted in support of Judge Sotomayor and one Republican, Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina, bucked his party and joined the Democratic majority in supporting the nominee.
Sen. Pat Leahy, D-Vt., who chairs the committee, said that he voted for Judge Sotomayor with “enthusiasm and hope.”
Judge Sotomayor, who currently sits on the U.S....
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