Leahy: Sotomayor Hearings Will Come Earlier If Racially Charged Smears Continue | Talking Points Memo

Sens. Patrick Leahy (D-VT) and Jeff Sessions (R-AL)–the chair and ranking member of the Judiciary Committee respectively–may disagree about the overall timeline for the Sotomayor confirmation process. But now Leahy says if the Republicans want Democrats to speed the process along, all they have to do is keep smearing Sotomayor.

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