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Sotomayor Announcement - Live Blog

President Obama will begin the announcement of Judge Sonia Sotomayor's nomination to the Supreme Court any moment. I'll do some live-blogging of his remarks.

Obama enters with Joe Biden and Sonia Sotomayor who is smiling very broadly (who wouldn't be?)

Few of a president's responsibilities are more serious than selecting a supreme court justice. I don't take this decision lightly. It was made after careful deliberation. Qualities needed: Rigorous intellect, mastery of the law, ability to hone in on issues. Recognition of limits of judge's role. Commitment to impartial justice, not to make law but interpret it. But we need more: [More...]

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