Elsewhere: Sotomayor

Sonia Sotomayor, who grew up in the Bronx, was at the top of Obama’s list of potential Supreme Court nominees from the beginning.
She grew up in the Bronxdale Houses, liked Nancy Drew, and worked for Robert Morgenthau after Yale Law, reports the Times. 
Here’s the text of her speech at the press conference.
Chuck Schumer has preemptively warned lawmakers who might oppose her confirmation.
The G.O.P. accidentally sent its talking points on Sotomayor to the media, so here they are.
The roll call for her 1998 confirmation to the federal bench shows that Jeff Sessions, now the ranking Republican on the Senate Judiciary Committee,

Elsewhere: Sotomayor