Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor visits with Sen. Richard Durbin (D-IL).
Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor visits with Sen. Richard Durbin (D-IL). Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/MCT
Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor visits with Sen. Richard Durbin (D-IL). Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/MCT

Fearing backlash, GOP tones down rhetoric on Sotomayor

June 03, 2009 6:13 PM