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Why Won’t Obama Give a Litmus Test?

Obama hasn’t asked Sotomayor about her views on a single specific legal issue. Why?

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Sotomayor Hearings, Day One: Empathy, Respect, and Political Circus

Confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor began yesterday with a sense of predictability and inevitability within the Senate chambers.  Calls by Senators for respectful review of and debate on Sotomayor’s candidacy during the hearings, were, however, not heeded by members of the far right in the media, and distortion of her statements continues in the Senate and in the press.

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Roundup: Abortion Provider’s Widow Speaks Out

Abortion Provider’s Widow Speaks Out; Spanish Bishops Get Involved in Abortion Fight; Democrats and Republicans Disagree About Sotomayor

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Obama to Announce Sotomayor as Supreme Court Nominee Today

It is being widely reported by many news outlets that President Obama will, at about 10:15 am ET this morning, announce that appeals court judge Sonia Sotomayor is his nominee for the Supreme Court.

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