Sotomayor Breaks Ankle in New York

Has been 'treated and released': White House
By Matt Cantor,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 8, 2009 12:52 PM CDT
Sotomayor Breaks Ankle in New York
Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor meets with Sen. Arlen Specter, D-Pa., in his hideaway office on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, June 4, 2009.   (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Sonia Sotomayor broke her ankle this morning hurrying through New York’s LaGuardia airport, the Washington Post reports. The Supreme Court nominee was X-rayed at a Washington hospital after her flight and found to have a small fracture; she’s now on crutches. “She has been treated and released, and is looking forward to keeping her full schedule of meetings on Capitol Hill this afternoon,” said a White House spokesman.
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