The Sotomayor Hearings, Day Four

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Our D.C. bureau Legal Affairs reporter Stephanie Mencimer is reporting live from inside the Sotomayor confirmation hearings this week. You can watch day four using our video and live blog here, or follow Stephanie’s and David Corn’s coverage on Twitter. If you missed Monday, Tuesday, or Wednesday, check out the wrap-ups: Pride and Prejudice, Where Did Sotomayor’s Empathy Go?, and Sotomayor Slips Up

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