Watch the Sotomator HearingsJuly 13, 2009 - by Donny Shaw
The Senate Judiciary Committee this morning is beginning their week-long series of confirmation hearings on Obama’s Supreme Court nominee, Sonia Sotomayor. Most of today’s hearing will be taken up by opening statements from each of the 19 members of the Judiciary Committee, and Sotomayor isn’t expected to start responding to questions until late this afternoon.
UPDATE: Watch day 2 of the hearings here.
Here’s a quick roundup of news and relevant links to get you up to speed:
- Live-blogging the hearings (The Caucus).
- Hearing schedule, day by day (NYTimes).
- Five senators to watch at the hearings (The Fix).
- What to watch in the hearings (Politico).
- Sonia Sotomayor on Wikipedia.
- Path to the Supreme Court – Speak capably but say little (NYTimes).