Watch: Sotomayor Confirmation Hearings

Watch live video of the hearings here all week and join the conversation.

White House photo.

Hey, it’s your friendly D.C. bureau Legal Affairs reporter, reporting live from inside the Sotomayor confirmation hearings. We’ve teamed up with to bring you live video of the hearing (plus Twitter updates from Stephanie and David Corn in the crawl). Also check out the live blog below the video. If you missed any of the first three days, check out the wrap-ups: Pride and Prejudice (Monday), Where Did Sotomayor’s Empathy Go? (Tuesday), and Sotomayor Slips Up (Wednesday). Plus, video highlights from the week so far: Sonia knows nunchucks, Al Franken’s flop, ‘Splainin to do, and Al Franken’s Perry Mason joke.






Mother Jones was founded as a nonprofit in 1976 because we knew corporations and the wealthy wouldn't fund the type of hard-hitting journalism we set out to do.

Today, reader support makes up about two-thirds of our budget, allows us to dig deep on stories that matter, and lets us keep our reporting free for everyone. If you value what you get from Mother Jones, please join us with a tax-deductible donation today so we can keep on doing the type of journalism 2019 demands.

We Recommend


Give a Year of the Truth

at our special holiday rate

just $12

Order Now

Sign up for our newsletters

Subscribe and we'll send Mother Jones straight to your inbox.

Support our journalism

Help Mother Jones' reporters dig deep with a tax-deductible donation.


We have a new comment system! We are now using Coral, from Vox Media, for comments on all new articles. We'd love your feedback.