The Senate wrapped up business for the summer, voting to confirm Judge Sonia Sotomayor and approving another $2 billion for the Cash For Clunkers program. The Takeaway's Washington Correspondent Todd Zwillich is following this news and more.
Senators voting against the confirmation of Sonia Sotomayor could face repercussions from Hispanic constituents. The Takeaway talks to President Bush's former adviser Leslie Sanchez and to Juan Andrade of the U.S. Hispanic Leadership Institute.
The Takeaway's Todd Zwillich, our Washington correspondent, has been the confirmation hearings for the nation's first Hispanic Justice for the U.S. Supreme Court; he joins us with the week's highlights.
Are Senate confirmation hearings a chance to assess the character of the nominee, or just a chance for senators to impress their constituents? The Takeaway talks to Nate Persily, a professor of law and political science at Columbia University.
As Judge Sonia Sotomayor prepares for another long day in front of the U.S. Senate Judicial Committee, The Takeaway turns to its Washington Correspondent Todd Zwillich for his take on the ongoing confirmation hearings for the Supreme Court nominee.
U.S. Supreme Court nominee Judge Sonia Sotomayor faced a full day of questioning from senators. The Takeaway's Washington Correspondent Todd Zwillich joins us with all the highlights a look ahead at the next day of the hearings.
The Takeaway's Washington Correspondent Todd Zwillich joins us with the latest from Senate confirmation hearings for Sonia Sotomayor. We also hear from David Kopel, who will be testifying against the Supreme Court nominee.
Joining The Takeaway for a recap of yesterday's confirmation hearings for Judge Sonia Sotomayor and a look ahead is Jeffrey Rosen, Professor of Law at George Washington University and legal affairs editor for The New Republic.
On this second day of confirmation hearings, the senators will get a chance to challenge Sonia Sotomayor on her rulings, speeches, and judicial philosophy. The Takeaway's Washington Correspondent Todd Zwillich joins us with a look at the highlights.
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