August 6, 2009

Statement From Speaker Silver
Regarding Confirmation Of Judge Sotomayor

Sonia Sotomayor epitomizes the New York experience and the American dream. I congratulate her on her historic ascension to our nation's highest court. One of the most experienced candidates ever nominated to the bench, Sonia Sotomayor's confirmation as a Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States is yet another shining example of how talent, grit, determination and dedication can overcome any obstacle to success.