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Reporters got an unexpected photo-op on Saturday when Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor bumped into Hillary Clinton at a Virginia Costco. (Maggie Haberman)

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FILE - This Sept. 19, 2013 file photo shows Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor speaking at the University of Delaware in Newark, Del. The Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld Michigan's ban on using race as a factor in college admissions. The justices said in a 6-2 ruling that Michigan voters had the right to change their state constitution to prohibit public colleges and universities from taking account of race in admissions decisions. The justices said that a lower federal court was wrong to set aside the change as discriminatory. In dissent, Sotomayor said the decision tramples on the rights of minorities, even though the amendment was adopted democratically. “But without checks, democratically approved legislation can oppress minority groups,” said Sotomayor, who read her dissent aloud in the courtroom Tuesday. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

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FILE - This Sept. 19, 2013 file photo shows Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor speaking at the University of Delaware in Newark, Del. The Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld Michigan's ban on using race as a factor in college admissions. The justices said in a 6-2 ruling that Michigan voters had the right to change their state constitution to prohibit public colleges and universities from taking account of race in admissions decisions. The justices said that a lower federal court was wrong to set aside the change as discriminatory. In dissent, Sotomayor said the decision tramples on the rights of minorities, even though the amendment was adopted democratically. “But without checks, democratically approved legislation can oppress minority groups,” said Sotomayor, who read her dissent aloud in the courtroom Tuesday. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

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FILE - This Sept. 19, 2013 file photo shows Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor speaking at the University of Delaware in Newark, Del. The Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld Michigan's ban on using race as a factor in college admissions. The justices said in a 6-2 ruling that Michigan voters had the right to change their state constitution to prohibit public colleges and universities from taking account of race in admissions decisions. The justices said that a lower federal court was wrong to set aside the change as discriminatory. In dissent, Sotomayor said the decision tramples on the rights of minorities, even though the amendment was adopted democratically. “But without checks, democratically approved legislation can oppress minority groups,” said Sotomayor, who read her dissent aloud in the courtroom Tuesday. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

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**FILE** The current U.S. Supreme Court comprises (clockwise from upper left) Associate Justices Samuel A. Alito Jr., Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Stephen G. Breyer, Sonia Sotomayor, Clarence Thomas and Antonin Scalia; Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr.; and Associate Justices John Paul Stevens and Anthony M. Kennedy. (The Washington Times)

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US Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor smiles as she speaks at Yale University, Monday, Feb. 3, 2014, in New Haven, Conn. Sotomayor, who grew up poor in the Bronx, described how she navigated new worlds making into Ivy League universities and then onto the nation’s highest court. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

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US Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, top, responds to a question by moderator Judith Resnik, bottom, during a talk at Yale University, Monday, Feb. 3, 2014, in New Haven, Conn. Sotomayor, who grew up poor in the Bronx, described how she navigated new worlds making into Ivy League universities and then onto the nation’s highest court. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

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US Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, left, responds to a question by moderator Judith Resnik, right, during a talk at Yale University, Monday, Feb. 3, 2014, in New Haven, Conn. Sotomayor, who grew up poor in the Bronx, described how she navigated new worlds making into Ivy League universities and then onto the nation’s highest court. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

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US Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor smiles as she speaks at Yale University, Monday, Feb. 3, 2014, in New Haven, Conn. Sotomayor, who grew up poor in the Bronx, described how she navigated new worlds making into Ivy League universities and then onto the nation’s highest court. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

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File-In this May 20, 2013, file photo, Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor smiles after receiving a Honorary Doctor of Laws during commencement at Yale University in New Haven, Conn. But for the first time in a decade, a New York City mayor won’t be attending the countdown at the crossroads of the world. Outgoing Mayor Michael Bloomberg said he’s sitting this year out to spend time with family. And Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio will be sworn into office at a private ceremony at 12:01 a.m. Instead, Sotomayor will lead the 60-second countdown and push the ceremonial button to signal the descent of the Times Square New Year's Eve ball. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill, File)

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U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor speaks about her best-selling memoir, "My Beloved World," during an appearance at the University of Delaware in Newark, Del., Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

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U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor pushes the Waterford crystal button that signals the descent of the New Year's Eve Ball in Times Square on Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013 in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)

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U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor pushes the Waterford crystal button that signals the descent of the New Year's Eve Ball in Times Square on Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013 in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)