After President Obama sent an e-mail and video to supporters yesterday introducing Sonia Sotomayor, Mike Huckabee is using the nomination to raise money for his PAC: the former governor sent an e-mail to Huck PAC supporters this morning asking them to "Please make a contribution today in support of our efforts to elect Republicans to the Senate. While we may not be able to block liberal Judge Sotomayor, we must be prepared for future nominations. Electing more Republicans to the Senate then is critical." Huckabee won inroads with social conservatives in the '08 campaign, and criticized Sotomayor's nomination soon after it was announced yesterday, warning that she would lead to an "Extreme Court."
Chris Good is a political reporter for ABC News. He was previously an associate editor at The Atlantic and a reporter for The Hill.