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John Yoo: Obama Chose "Empathy Over Excellence"

The Huffington Post | Megan Slack | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

John Yoo, who wrote memos authorizing torture for President Bush, has penned a reaction to Sonia Sotomayor's supreme court nomination. The lawyer, who...

On the Nomination of Sonia Sotomayor

Sen. Patrick Leahy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sen. Patrick Leahy

Having a Supreme Court that better reflects the diversity of America helps ensure that we keep faith with the words over the entrance of the Supreme Court: "Equal justice under law."

WATCH: "Is Sotomayor Smart Enough?" Attack Ad

Matthew Filipowicz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Matthew Filipowicz

Maybe the problem is that most right wingers don't know what summa cum laude means. Most likely, they're just desperately making stuff up to try to stop an extremely qualified nominee.

Jason Linkins

Sonia Sotomayor Battle Lines: Firefighters And Baseball | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Well, here's the first salvo in your Sonia Sotomayor Talking Points Battle. On the one hand: FIREFIGHTERS! Specifically the firefighters of New Have...

Jason Linkins

GOP Frets Over Sotomayor's "Personal Politics, Feelings, And Preferences" | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Here's the latest news on Sotomayor talking points, people! Let's say you are prepping yourself to oppose Sonia Sotomayor. Or, at the very least, ...

Sonia's Wiki Wonder

Marty Kaplan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Marty Kaplan

Seconds after the networks say that it's Sotomayor, her Wikipedia entry is updated. The newspapers in my driveway can't do that; that's why on-paper distribution is dying.

Jason Linkins

Scritti Politti: May 26, 2009 | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

OMG, Sotomayor! Crazy, right? But first, here's an update on your Roland Burris/disputed heroism news. Over the weekend, we received an email from ...