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Senate Judiciary Committee Tested, Mother Approved

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[Washington, D.C., August 8. Image via Getty.]

Judge Sonia Sotomayor (L, the first Hispanic justice on the Supreme Court, is congratulated by Chief Justice John Roberts (R) after being sworn in with the Judicial Oath in the East Conference Room of the Supreme Court on August 8, 2009 as the 111th Justice of the US Supreme Court, as her mother Celina (C) holds the Bible and her brother Juan Luis (2nd L) looks on. Sotomayor is President Barack Obama's first high court nominee. AFP PHOTO/Paul J. Richards (Photo credit should read PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)


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Ahhhhh, I can feel the oxytocin rushing to the schadenfreude centers of my brain as I picture the Republicans and the asshats from the Herbert article comments writhing in frustration and agony.