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Sotomayor Nomination

Name That Tune

Barry Schwartz | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Barry Schwartz

This curse of egocentrism seems to be the default human condition: digging your way out of the limits of your own perspective is a major challenge.

Let the Hearing Begin

Nan Aron | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Nan Aron

Next week will do more than allow Americans to learn more about Judge Sonia Sotomayor, it will also present an opportunity to examine the legal agenda of the hard-right.

Sam Stein

Powell Whacks Limbaugh And Republicans For Calling Sotomayor Racist | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Colin Powell, who hails from the same Bronx neighborhood as Sonia Sotomayor, said on Sunday that the Supreme Court nominee was of a "liberal bent of m...

Sam Stein

White House: "Little Political Significance" To Ricci Decision | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The White House insisted on Monday that the political dynamics behind Sonia Sotomayor's Supreme Court nomination had not changed with the Supreme Cour...

Sam Stein

Sotomayor Nomination Close To A Done Deal, 70 Votes Predicted | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Nearly a month after she was nominated, Judge Sonia Sotomayor's confirmation for the Supreme Court is about as close to a sure thing as the Obama Whit...

Sam Stein

Ed Meese, Far-Right Reaganite, Hired By GOP To Coordinate Sotomayor Attack | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In their battle against Obama's first Supreme Court nominee, Republicans in Congress have turned to an old hand. Ed Meese, the Reagan-era attorney gen...

Sam Stein

Sotomayor Champion D'Amato Goes Silent On Supreme Court Nomination | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Several weeks after Supreme Court Justice David Souter announced his retirement from the Supreme Court, former Republican Sen. Alfonse D'Amato wrote a...

On Sotomayor, Fabled Conservative Media "Echo Chamber" Hampers G.O.P.

Ari Melber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ari Melber

Republican officials are learning that in the minority, their echo chamber still works, but it's working against them.

My Conversation with Cesar Perales on Sonia Sotomayor

Tavis Smiley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tavis Smiley

2009-06-02-tavis.jpgThis afternoon, I spoke with Cesar Perales, President of Latino Justice PRLDEF on the claims that Sotomayor is a racist.

Will the Fight Over Gay Marriage Be the End of Right vs. Left Thinking?

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

Not that long ago, gay marriage was a dependable wedge issue Republicans could use to keep its base in line. But now that wedge is clearly splintering.

The Politics of Sotomayor

Dylan Loewe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dylan Loewe

As the Republican leadership gears up for the confirmation, they may be walking squarely into another political trap, carefully designed by the president.