Sessions to Sotomayor: I Will Not Support A Filibuster Of Your Nomination

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Earlier today, Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL), ranking member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, made it pretty clear that Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor will not be filibustered.

“I will not support–and I don’t think any member of this side will support–a filibuster or any attempt to block a vote on your nomination.”

That’s even farther than Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX) was willing to go yesterday. Obviously other senators will do what they’ll do, but it seems that, despite all the flame throwing, if Sessions has his way, Sotomayor will be confirmed before the August recess.

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