Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor visits with U.S. Senators in their offices as she begins introducing herself as part of the process towards her confirmation hearings.
Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor visits with U.S. Senators in their offices as she begins introducing herself as part of the process towards her confirmation hearings. Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/MCT
Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor visits with U.S. Senators in their offices as she begins introducing herself as part of the process towards her confirmation hearings. Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/MCT

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