In other news, Iranian officials confirmed they have arrested three Americans for allegedly crossing the nation's border illegally, and the full Senate moved to debate the nomination of Sonia Sotomayor to the Supreme Court.
In other news, lawmakers asked new questions on the spending of federal bailout dollars, and the Senate Judiciary Committee has delayed a vote on Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor by one week.
Mark Shields and David Brooks consider the news of the week, including the confirmation hearings of Sonia Sotomayor, efforts at health care reform and the shape of the economy.
With Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor's testimony complete, analysts Marcia Coyle and Tom Goldstein join Judy Woodruff to examine how the judge fared in the spotlight.
Senators repeatedly pushed Judge Sonia Sotomayor to define her views on abortion Wednesday, but she resisted. Kwame Holman recaps the third day of confirmation hearings.
Judge Sonia Sotomayor faced questions on past rulings and statements during her second day of Supreme Court confirmation hearings Tuesday. Legal analysts examine her responses.
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Sonia Sotomayor delivered her opening statement to lawmakers on the Senate Judiciary Committee Monday as they evaulate her nomination to the Supreme Court. The text of her remarks is as prepared for delivery and released by the White House.
The Senate Judiciary Committee launched hearings Monday on Judge Sonia Sotomayor's nomination to the Supreme Court. The National Law Journal's Marcia Coyle offers insight.
Senate confirmation hearings begin Monday for Sonia Sotomayor, President Obama's nominee for the Supreme Court. Kwame Holman reports.
In other news, stocks dipped to their lowest levels in more than two months on doubts about the strength of the economic recovery, and the president of Costa Rica agreed to mediate the political crisis in Honduras.
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