The US Supreme Court and Partisan Politics

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Judge Sonia Sotomayor is likely to be the next member of the US Supreme Court.  But Senators of both parties are using her confirmation hearings as a political platform. We hear about the first day of what could be a week of setting agendas. Also, Goldman Sachs' big profits, and more controversy about the CIA, the Bush Administration and Democrats in the Congress.

Banner image: Supreme Court nominee Judge Sonia Sotomayor (2nd L) greets Sen. Jon Kyl (R-AZ) (R), committee chairman Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-VT) (L) and Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT) as she arrives for her confirmation hearings before the Senate Judiciary Committee. Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images



Warren Olney