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2010-01-21 11:23:00

Leahy, D-Vt., chairs the Senate Judiciary Committee and the Senate Appropriations Committee's Subcommittee on the State Department and Foreign Operations WASHINGTON, Jan. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following comment was released today by the Office of U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy: "I commend Secretary of State Clinton for reaffirming our nation's deep commitment to openness and freedom of expression on the Internet. The Internet has become a vital tool to protect and ensure the rights...

2009-10-28 09:00:00

DALLAS, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- The blog, Latina Lista (www.latinalista.net), nationally recognized for delivering astute political analysis tinged with the Latina perspective, has also always offered its readers need-to-know news, captivating profiles and entertaining facts, in English, since its creation in 2004. As part of its natural progression as a trusted news source, Latina Lista re-launches today as an online niche news destination. Founded by syndicated journalist Marisa Trevino,...

2009-08-06 17:03:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Judge Sotomayor's confirmation today by the U.S. Senate to be our nation's next Supreme Court Justice is a moment of great pride for all Americans. As a Latina and a mother, I can say to my daughter that all dreams are possible," said Dr. Jane L. Delgado, President and CEO of the National Alliance for Hispanic Health, the nation's leading Hispanic health advocacy group. Dr. Delgado said of Judge Sotomayor, "She is a brilliant woman whose...

2009-08-06 18:48:00

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The confirmation of Judge Sonia Sotomayor as an Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court is a of source of enormous pride for all Puerto Ricans and a recognition of her extraordinary achievements. The Puerto Rico Judiciary is honored with the confirmation of a judge who has dedicated most of her career to the federal bench. Over the years, she has carried her duties impartially, exemplifying judicial independence and a...

2009-08-06 17:43:00

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Michael Schwimmer, Chief Executive Officer of Si TV, issued the following statement today on the confirmation of Sonia Sotomayor's appointment to the US Supreme Court: "With the confirmation today of Justice Sonia Sotomayor's appointment to the United States Supreme Court, Latinos throughout America can celebrate this historic accomplishment and feel confident in the Latino community's growing leadership role in the years to come. The selection and...

2009-08-06 14:19:00

DALLAS, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The New America Alliance (NAA), a national network of prominent American Latino business leaders, commends today's Senate vote to confirm the nomination of Judge Sonia Sotomayor to the U.S. Supreme Court. Upon taking the oath as the 111th Justice of the Supreme Court, Judge Sotomayor will become the first Hispanic and third female U.S. Supreme Court Justice. "This is a historic moment for all of the American Latino community," said Carlos Loumiet,...

2009-08-06 14:19:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA) issues the following statement upon confirmation of federal Judge Sonia Sotomayor to the United States Supreme Court: "Congratulations to our newest Justice Sonia Sotomayor upon confirmation to the Supreme Court of the United States, and to President Obama for his history-making and far-sighted appointment of such a highly qualified jurist. "The Supreme Court is a better place today, thanks to the votes of...

2009-07-15 19:17:00

Call it The Case of Remember When, as Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., and U.S. Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor talked about the TV classic Perry Mason. The two took time during the third day of Senate Judiciary Committee hearings Wednesday to parry about the TV attorney played by Raymond Burr who won all but one case. But what was that one case? Both Franken and Sotomayor drew a blank. Sotomayor said she watched Perry Mason as a child, and was inspired by the show to pursue a law career....

2009-07-10 17:48:00

WASHINGTON, July 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Americans United for Life (AUL) announced today that its President & CEO Dr. Charmaine Yoest has been called to testify at the confirmation hearings for Judge Sonia Sotomayor, which begin on Monday, July 13. AUL President Charmaine Yoest said "We are honored to have the opportunity to testify before the Judiciary Committee about the nomination of Judge Sotomayor to the highest court in the land. I am looking forward to sharing AUL's...

2009-07-09 15:11:00

WASHINGTON, July 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today Americans United for Life (AUL) President & CEO Dr. Charmaine Yoest released a memo to Senate Judiciary Committee members, urging them to ask Judge Sotomayor the "Top Ten" most important questions pertaining to abortion, its regulations and the role of the Court as the Senators prepare for her confirmation hearings to begin July 13. AUL President & CEO Dr. Charmaine Yoest said, "It's important for the American people to...


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