Sotomayor Hearing Open Thread

The first day of the confirmation hearing is in a break at the moment, but C-SPAN is streaming live video of the hearing here, CBS is streaming it here, and Kate Phillips is live-blogging the hearing here. So far this morning, it's just been Senate Judiciary Committee members' opening statements, but this afternoon, Sotomayor will be delivering her opening statement.

The biggest whoop-de-doo so far has been a protester outburst during Dianne Feinstein's opening statement, which Patrick Leahy said would not be allowed to go on:

Open thread for discussion, links, etc.

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