I haven't watched the hearings enough today to really comment on the issues raised, but a few wardrobe notes:
1) It seems as though Arlen Specter has lent Chuck Schumer his tie from yesterday. That thing is green, man.
2) Something I heard on the Daily Show: While Mrs Alito looked mighty fine today sporting her crisp white pants suit and a spicy red blouse, part of the reason she was so upset yesterday that she left the hearings in tears?
Because, due to an unfortunate laundry incident yesterday (Wednesday), she was forced to show up wearing her grandmother's couch: