On July 28th, 2009, the Senate Judiciary Committee voted 13 to six, endorsing the Supreme Court nomination of Sonia Sotomayor, who has type 1 diabetes. All 12 Democrats on the committee voted for Judge Sotomayor, while only Senator Lindsey Graham of South Carolina voted in favor. This vote predicts a smooth path for her confirmation as the first Latina member of the Supreme Court, and the first Justice with type 1 diabetes. Read the NYT article here
In our latest issue of diaTribe, Jim Hirsch explains how he got involved in the White House's efforts to handle the fallout. Click here to continue
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