President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden applaud federal appeals court judge Sonia Sotomayor, after the president announced her as his nominee to the Supreme Court, Tuesday, May 26, 2009, during a ceremony in the East Room Ceremony of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Today in History: May 26

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Today is Thursday, May 26, the 147th day of 2016. There are 219 days left in the year.