(Washington, D.C.) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen released the following statement today in support of Judge Sonia Sotomayor's nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court:
"Judge Sonia Sotomayor has led a distinguished career as a federal judge and has consistently demonstrated independence and a deep knowledge of the law. Her experience, intellect, and integrity prepare her well to serve our country on the United States Supreme Court. I congratulate Judge Sotomayor on her nomination and commend President Obama on this strong selection. Judge Sotomayor has received strong bipartisan support in the past, and I look forward to a fair and swift confirmation."