The Senate, to no one’s great surprise, voted 68-31 to confirm Sonia Sotomayor as the first Hispanic justice on the Supreme Court. Georgia senators Johnny Isakson and Saxby Chambliss, again to no one’s great surprise, voted against Sotomayor’s confirmation, but maintained a degree of civility about the process. Three Republican senators from Deep South states [...]
Sens. Saxby Chambliss and Johnny Isakson announced Thursday they will vote against the confirmation of federal Judge Sonia Sotomayor to a seat on the U.S. Supreme Court. But there’s something weird about this.
The Senate hearings on the Supreme Court nomination of Judge Sonia Sotomayor begin this week. One of the witnesses Republicans are calling to testify will be Frank Ricci, the New Haven, Conn., firefighter who filed the anti-discrimination Ricci lawsuit decided recently by the Supreme Court.