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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...

Sotomayor Nomination Could Split The Right

Mother Jones | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

With President Barack Obama's nomination of federal appeals court Judge Sonia Sotomayor to the Supreme Court, conservatives could have a blistering fi...

Sotomayor: A Good Choice, but Hardly Radical

Allison Kilkenny | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Allison Kilkenny

Sotomayor is a capable addition to the high court. Let's hope the Republicans don't embarrass themselves too badly trying to block her appointment.

Michael Steele On Sotomayor: GOP Will "Reserve Judgment"

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Republican National Committee chair Michael Steele responded Tuesday morning to President Obama's nomination of Sonia Sotomayor to the Supreme Court b...

Sotomayor Has Strong Record On Election Law

Ballot Access News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

On May 26, news reports revealed that President Barack Obama will choose Sonia Sotomayor for the David Souter seat on the U.S. Supreme Court. Judge S...

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 ...

Jeffrey Rosen: Sotomayor Should Be Confirmed

The New Republic | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Of course, Judge Sotomayor should be confirmed to the Supreme Court. She obviously wasn't my first choice, for reasons I reported three weeks ago, hav...

CNN Joins Anti-Sotomayor Whisper Campaign

Media Matters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Even before President Obama has officially announced his selection of Sonia Sotomayor for the Supreme Court, CNN is giving a boost to the smear campai...

Jason Linkins

Sotomayor An Unknown Quantity On Executive Power Issues | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Back in the dark ages of, say, yesterday, when I had settled into the (totally wrong) mindset that today's nomination announcement was going the way o...

Greenwald: Obama's Sotomayor Choice Should Be Praised

Salon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Reports indicate that President Obama has selected Second Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Sonia Sotomayor to replace David Souter on the Supreme Court....

Jeffrey Rosen: The Case Against Sotomayor

The New Republic | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, Sonia Sotomayor's biography is so compelling that many view her as the presumptive front-...

Sotomayor Opposed By Powerful Anti-Empathy Lobby

Andy Borowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Andy Borowitz

The nomination of Sonia Sotomayor faces new hurdles today, in the form of pressure to block her confirmation from the powerful anti-empathy lobby.