NBC's Curry: GOP Hopes to Avoid 'Offending Women and Hispanics'

NBC's Ann Curry, on Tuesday's "Today" show depicted a political minefield for those Republicans who dare to challenge Sonia Sotomayor during her hearings. The co-anchor, in a 9am half-hour news brief sketched out the arduous task the GOP senators have in front of them as they attempt to avoid "offending women and Hispanics," in their questioning of the Supreme Court nominee.

The following was aired on the July 14 edition of the "Today" show:

ANN CURRY: Tough questions today for Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor during day two of her Senate confirmation hearings. Republican critics are grilling her directly for the first time. They're hoping to portray Sotomayor as biased, without offending women and Hispanics.

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