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Republicans Weigh Risks Of A Supreme Court Battle

06/26/2009 05:12 am 05:12:01 | Updated May 25, 2011

President Obama's nomination of Sonia Sotomayor to the Supreme Court has put the Republican Party in a bind, as it weighs the cost of aggressively opposing Mr. Obama's attempt to put the first Hispanic on the high court at a time when the party has struggled with sharp setbacks in its effort to appeal to Hispanic voters.

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