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 LeahyHollywood, DC come together for First Amendment-themed VIP party The Hill's 12:30 Report Lawmakers talk climate for Earth Day, Science March MORE (D-Vt.) and ranking Republican Jeff SessionsJeff SessionsNew chief selected for Justice Department unit overseeing Russia probe Sessions: Some judges ‘using the law to advance an agenda’ Sessions on Flynn: ‘You don’t catch everything’ 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 FrankenWhat killing net neutrality means for the internet Overnight Tech: Net neutrality fight descends into trench warfare | Zuckerberg visits Ford factory | Verizon shines light on cyber espionage Franken, top Dems blast FCC over net neutrality proposal 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 CornynSenate's No. 2 Republican: Border tax 'probably dead' McConnell: Senate will pass short-term funding bill to avoid shutdown The Hill's 12:30 Report MORE (Texas) and Tom CoburnTom CoburnFreedom Caucus saved Paul Ryan's job: GOP has promises to keep Don't be fooled: Carper and Norton don't fight for DC Coburn: Trump's tweets aren't presidential MORE (Okla.) Democrats still yet to question her include Franken, Arlen Specter (Pa.), Amy KlobucharAmy KlobucharDem labels infrastructure ‘top thing’ Trump can accomplish Wyden pushing to mandate 'basic cybersecurity' for Senate Senators press the FCC on rural broadband affordability MORE (Minn.), Sheldon WhitehouseSheldon WhitehouseHollywood, DC come together for First Amendment-themed VIP party Overnight Energy: Trump set to sign offshore drilling order Trump's FDA nominee clears key Senate committee MORE (R.I.), Ben CardinBen CardinDemocrats exploring lawsuit against Trump Overnight Finance: Dems explore lawsuit against Trump | Full-court press for Trump tax plan | Clock ticks down to spending deadline Sanders on skipping WH Korea briefing: 'I did not want to be part of a photo op' 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