Credentials and Criticisms of Supreme Court Nominee Sotomayor

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President Obama has nominated Sonia Sotomayor to replace David Souter on the US Supreme Court.  She has a total of 17 years' experience on the federal bench. The daughter of Puerto Rican parents was nominated to the US District Court by President George H.W. Bush, and promoted to the Federal Court of Appeals by Bill Clinton.

Credits

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Joan Biskupic - Reuters - @JoanBiskupic, Marge Baker - Executive VP for Policy and Program Planning, People at the American Way, Ed Whelan - Ethics and Public Policy Center - @EdWhelanEPPC

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Warren Olney

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Christian Bordal, Katie Cooper, Frances Anderton