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2011-04-04 18:18:00

WASHINGTON, April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor will be visiting a United Planning Organization (UPO) Head Start site at the Developing Families Center (DFC) on Tuesday, April 12, 2011. DC Developing Families is the only known maternal care model in the country that combines a birthing center with early childhood development. The Developing Families Center promotes the empowerment of low-income families through the collaboration of three...

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....

2009-07-15 12:57:00

NEW YORK, July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- C-SPAN has announced that it is using the live video streaming service from Livestream to provide real-time coverage of the Judge Sotomayor confirmation hearings this week. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090715/NY46986 ) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090519/NY18858LOGO ) C-SPAN is offering four-camera, live coverage from the venue, allowing each viewer to select his or her own view...

2009-07-12 15:16:00

ARLINGTON, Va., July 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- PBS today announced an agreement with impreMedia, the No. 1 Hispanic News and Information Company in the U.S. in Online and Print, to live stream PBS' NewsHour feed of Judge Sonia Sotomayor's Senate confirmation hearings, translated to Spanish, on impreMedia's Web site (http://www.impre.com/sotomayor). If confirmed, Sotomayor would be the first Hispanic U.S. Supreme Court justice and the third woman to serve on the high court. "As public...

2009-06-23 09:58:00

WASHINGTON, June 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Former Chief Counsel on the Judiciary Committee staff of Senator Tom Coburn, Mary Harned has joined Americans United for Life (AUL) as Of Counsel to assist in spearheading America's oldest national pro-life organization through its efforts to counter the confirmation of U.S. Supreme Court nominee Judge Sotomayor. Dr. Charmaine Yoest, AUL President & CEO said: "I am very pleased to have Mary join our team. We are extremely fortunate to gain...


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