Merkley Statement on Meeting with Supreme Court Nominee Sonia Sotomayor

Washington, DC – Oregon’s Senator Jeff Merkley today met
with Supreme Court nominee, Judge Sonia Sotomayor.  He issued the
following statement after the meeting:

“I had a productive conversation with Judge Sotomayor and
came away very impressed by her intellect and dedication to the law.  She
is very personable with a compelling history and wide judicial
experience.  I look forward to her upcoming hearings and learning more
about her approach to the law.”