The Supreme Court confirmation hearings for Sonia Sotomayor have recessed for the day, with another round of questions following in the morning.

Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick LeahyPatrick LeahyPassing US-Canada preclearance would improve security and economy GOP wants to move fast on Sessions Senate Dems pan talk of short-term spending bill MORE (D-Vt.) and ranking Republican Jeff SessionsJeff SessionsTrump’s White House is a step backward in racial progress The people have spoken: Legalizing cannabis is good Republican policy GOP rep: Trump has 'extra-constitutional' view of presidency MORE of Alabama jointly announced the end of the eight-hour day, which was broken up by periodic breaks and a 90-minute
lunch recess.

Leahy said Wednesday's questioning will include Sen. Al FrankenAl FrankenDems press Trump to keep Obama overtime rule GOP wants to move fast on Sessions Overnight Cybersecurity: Lawmakers pushing for vote to delay warrant rule changes MORE (D-Minn.) starting at 9:30 a.m. A long list of witnesses are also expected, including New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and two firefighters in the New Haven Fire Department case on which one of Sotomayor's rulings was recently overturned.

GOP senators yet to question Sotomayor include John CornynJohn CornynTrump gets chance to remake the courts Lawmakers eye early exit from Washington Victims of Nazi Art theft need Congress to HEAR MORE (Texas) and Tom CoburnTom CoburnWill Trump back women’s museum? Don't roll back ban on earmarks Ryan calls out GOP in anti-poverty fight MORE (Okla.) Democrats still yet to question her include Franken, Arlen Specter (Pa.), Amy KlobucharAmy KlobucharThe Hill's 12:30 Report GOP wants to move fast on Sessions Dem senator: Kate McKinnon told me to ‘stay strong’ after Trump win MORE (Minn.), Sheldon WhitehouseSheldon WhitehouseGOP wants to move fast on Sessions Dem senator backing Sessions for attorney general Dems pledge to fight Sessions nomination MORE (R.I.), Ben CardinBen CardinAide: Trump invited Philippine leader to WH Dem senator: Hold hearing on Russian interference in election Overnight Finance: Questions swirl around Trump's plan for his business | Treasury pick promises major tax cut | White House downplays Carrier deal MORE (Md.) and Ted Kaufman (Del.)

Leahy said Wednesday will also include a closed-door session among senators, as is routine for Supreme Court nominees. The session will include a review of Sotomayor's FBI report.

--J. Taylor Rushing