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Sotomayor in for a grilling, but a fair one, GOP vows

Hearing poses political risks for Republicans

Senators cited a 2001 remark by Sotomayor that a 'wise Latina judge' might reach a better judgment than a white male. Senators cited a 2001 remark by Sotomayor that a 'wise Latina judge' might reach a better judgment than a white male.
By Susan Milligan
Globe Staff / June 3, 2009

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WASHINGTON - Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor, lauded by President Obama and other Democrats for her journey from the South Bronx to the federal bench, is likely to face aggressive questioning for her views on racial preferences, Republican senators said yesterday. (Full article: 748 words)

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