The Supreme Court Justice nominee gets closer to being confirmed as hearings come to a close.
Press Release Service – Wired PR News – Supreme Court Justice nominee Sonia Sotomayor is steps closer to being confirmed after days of hearings draw to a close. As reported by the Associated Press (AP), the GOP promised a quick vote Thursday, citing a decision would be made by August 7.
Sen. Arlen Specter of Pennsylvania is quoted by the AP as stating to Sotomayor, “Battle out the ideas that you believe in, because I have a strong hunch that they are closer to the ones that I would like to see adopted by the court.”
If confirmed, Sotomator will be the first Hispanic female appointed to the Supreme Court, and, as noted by the AP, the first Democratic presidential appointee in 15 years.
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