WASHINGTON (CNN) - It's one down, 99 more to go for Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor.
That's not votes in favor of her nomination. Rather, that's senatorial signatures on the fresh cast she received Monday after breaking her ankle. The judge was traveling from New York City back to Capitol Hill to resume meeting with members of the Senate in advance of her confirmation hearings.
Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-Louisiana, tells CNN that she signed the hobbling nominee's cast during her meeting with Sotomayor Monday afternoon.
Asked by CNN if she placed her "John Hancock" on the cast, Landrieu replied that she'd placed her "Jane Hancock" on Sotomayor's injured leg.
If confirmed by the Senate, Sotomayor would become the third woman to serve on the nation's highest court and the Supreme Court's first Hispanic justice.