Rep. Loretta Sanchez’s on Sotomayor Nomination

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez (CA-47) today issued the following statement on President Obama’s nomination of Judge Sonia Sotomayor for Supreme Court Justice:

“Judge Sotomayor is an inspiring individual with an exemplary judicial record and history of public service. “As a fellow Latina, I am proud of her accomplishments and the positive example she has set for young people in our community.

She is living proof that all Americans, no matter their background, can achieve great things through hard work, persistence, and a commitment to excellence. “I look forward to following Judge Sotomayor’s nomination process as it moves through the Senate.”

To learn more about Congresswoman Sanchez, read: Dream in Color: How the Sánchez Sisters Are Making History in Congress By Linda Sánchez , Loretta Sánchez , Richard Buskin, with Foreword by Nancy Pelosi.

And just a quick note to the Associated Press: It’s Nuyorican, not “Newyorkrican

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