CNN Political Producer Peter Hamby offers a behind the scenes glance at the Sotomayor hearings on his Twitter. He will be tweeting from @hambypCNN all week.
WASHINGTON (CNN) - While a boy wizard might have dominated the conversation on Twitter today, Washington was all abuzz about Sonia Sotomayor. The hearings were monotonous at times, funny at others, and interesting now and again - but only those following Twitter really got the inside scoop from people on the inside. Literally (and we hear the temperature was very cold). A select few spent the day typing away on their computers and snapping photos from their Blackberrys.
Two of CNN's producers were in the Hart Senate Building constantly updating their followers on Twitter. And if you were not following @hambypCNN throughout the day a. start now (he will be tweeting all week) and b. we compiled a few highlights of his tweets from today to give you a glimpse behind the scenes:
(Read his tweets after the jump)
#Sotomayor: "I'm not an expert in growing marijuana," but "apparently" you need special lamps to do soHmm.
Max Baucus, a Dem who is not on the judiciary committee, just walked into the hearing room, whispered to Grassley, and they both left