Sen. Pat Leahy (D-VT, left) confers with Sen. Ted Kennedy (D-MA) during the second day of confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Samuel Alito, Jan. 10, 2006. Democrats used Tuesday's proceedings to challenge Alito on a range of issues.
Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee used Tuesday's hearings — the first of three days of questioning of Judge Samuel Alito — to challenge Supreme Court nominee on a variety of issues. Most Republicans used their allotted time to endorse or pose supportive questions.
Hear Highlights from Tuesday's Hearing