Senators and special interest groups speak in favor of Sonia Sotomayor in Washington

Senators and special interest groups speak in favor of Sonia Sotomayor in Washington

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy (D-VT) speaks in support of Supreme Court Justice nominee Sonia Sotomayor during a press conference in Washington on July 29, 2009. Leahy was joined by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) (L), Wade Henderson, President of the Leadership Conference on Civil Rights (2nd-R), Marcia Greenberger, Co-President of the National Women's Law Center, and representatives of other groups who support Sotomayor's confirmation. (UPI Photo/Kevin Dietsch)