Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor has picked up the endorsement of the Senate Judiciary Committee, which voted largely along party lines Tuesday in favor of confirming her to the Court.

The 13-6 vote came two months and two days after President Barack Obama named Sotomayor as his choice to succeed Justice David Souter, and it sets up a vote next week in the full Senate, which is expected to confirm her after as many as four days of debate.

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