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Sotomayor Clarifies Controversial "Wise Latina" Remark

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Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor on Tuesday defended her controversial comment that "I would hope that a wise Latina woman with the richness of her experiences would more often than not reach a better conclusion than a white male who hasn’t lived that life…" She said she meant that anyone would make a good judge, regardless of their background. Here's more of what she said at the confirmation hearings: