Politics & Government

July 10, 2009

Sotomayor backers urge reporters to probe New Haven firefighter

It's called opposition research: a constant shadow on Capitol Hill. Supporters of Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor are quietly targeting the Connecticut firefighter who's at the center of Sotomayor's most controversial ruling. With Sotomayor's confirmation hearing beginning Monday, advocates are urging journalists to look into "Frank Ricci's troubled and litigious work history."

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