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GOP Senate Hopefuls Refuse to Take a Stand on Sotomayor

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What’s a GOP Senate candidate to say about Sonia Sotomayor? On the one hand, this far out you still really need to worry about pleasing the base. On the other hand, you don’t want to look unreasonable in the eyes of the electorate. The Hill‘s Aaron Blake thought he’d try to find out:

Interviews with a dozen Republicans running for Senate seats across the country failed to find one candidate who was willing to offer a clear position, despite the two months of public debate since President Obama picked Sotomayor for the high court.

It doesn’t actually seem like a very hard question.