As expected, the Senate Judiciary Committee has delayed a vote scheduled for Tuesday on the nomination of Judge Sonia Sotomayor to the Supreme Court.

Republicans exercised their right under committee rules for a one-week delay in the vote, a common tactic that senators in the minority party have used for controversial nominees and for legislation. The delay sets up a vote in the committee July 28, when Sotomayor is all but certain to win the committee’s endorsement.

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