WASHINGTON — Pushing toward an election-year Supreme Court confirmation vote, a polarized U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee Tuesday approved Elena Kagan to be the third current female justice.

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama’s choice to become the third woman on the U.S Supreme Court faces her first vote on the nomination before a Senate panel dominated by Democrats who are all but certain to support her. The only real question is whether she will get any Republican votes.

I don’t know about you, but after watching the confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan, I was given the distinct impression that Thurgood Marshall was being subjected to a criminal trial, post-mortem, by Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee.  The late great Supreme Court justice—and the first African-American to sit on the high […]

WASHINGTON — Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan drew opposition Friday from Republican leader Mitch McConnell and two other GOP senators, raising the prospect of a confirmation largely along party lines.

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From the Washington Post: Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan faced tough questioning from Republican lawmakers Tuesday as the Senate Judiciary Committee began a second day of confirmation hearings.

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama’s Supreme Court nominee began a week of intense examination Monday by a Senate panel that will scrutinize her qualifications for a life term on the country’s highest legal authority.

WASHINGTON (AP) — As a young lawyer working for Justice Thurgood Marshall, Elena Kagan repeatedly expressed her concern that a conservative Supreme Court was looking for ways to cut back on the rights of women, criminal defendants and prisoners.

From Politico: Like the president who nominated her, Elena Kagan has steered clear of championing the old-line civil rights positions on race-based programs and preferences – putting her squarely in the centrist Democratic mainstream but at odds with the views of some of the party’s most loyal supporters in the minority community.

The nomination of Elena Kagan to fill the seat of a retiring Supreme Court justice has caused quite a stir on the political left and right, as operatives on both sides try to ascertain exactly where she stands on a variety of issues. But it has also opened another fissure in the complex relationship that […]

I have read and listened to many different people give their take on the choice made by President Obama for the Supreme Court of the United States. And, after listening to both Republicans and democrats I realized one thing; THIS IS THE PERFECT CHOICE for WE THE PEOPLE!