Judiciary Committee Chairman Senator Leahy and Senator Sessions listen during confirmation hearings for U.S. Supreme Court nominee Sotomayor in Washington

 
Judiciary Committee Chairman Senator Leahy and Senator Sessions listen during confirmation hearings for U.S. Supreme Court nominee Sotomayor in Washington
Judiciary Committee Chairman Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT) (R) and Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL) listen to opening statements from committee members during confirmation hearings for U.S. Supreme Court nominee Judge Sonia Sotomayor on Capitol Hill in Washington July 13, 2009. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque (UNITED STATES POLITICS CRIME LAW)