Story URL: http://news.medill.northwestern.edu/washington/news.aspx?id=137357
Story Retrieval Date: 5/23/2013 9:12:04 PM CST
Supporters of Sonia Sotomayor's confirmation to the Supreme Court rallied blocks from the Capitol Wednesday. The crowd included members of Service Employees International Union, National Partnership for Women & Families and the National Puerto Rican Coalition. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., told the group of less than 100 people "The Republicans have missed an opportunity to support a moderate judge. . . we could have been joined in celebration."