Mixed but mainstream

In Wall Street-related and class action rulings, Sotomayor tends to side with corporate defendants, according to Journal; most positions are firmly in Democratic mainstream.  (WSJ)

California Supreme Court upholds gay marriage ban, but preserves 18,000 marriages performed before Prop 8 passed. (NYT)

Banking trade group lobbying FDIC to let banks bid on the same assets they sell through Public Private Investment Program. (WSJ)

New GM rescue plan would give Treasury 70% stake. (WaPo)

With credit tight, Cargill, Bunge, Archer Daniels Midland gain most food export aid from USDA since 1992. (Bloomberg)