Tuesday, 20 July 2010 12:46
Elena Kagan: Senate Judiciary Committee Ok's Obama's Supreme Nominee
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Elena Kagan, the Solicitor General and President Barack Obama's nominee to become the newest member of the US Supreme Court passed the first major hurcle.  Kagain, in a 13-6 vote was endorsed by the Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday.

In Tuesday’s vote, Mr. Lindsey Graham, senator from South Carolina was the sole republican voting for the selection. Twelve Democrats voted in her favor.  in voting in her favor.

The nomination now goes to the full Senate for confirmation.

Prior to the vote, President Barack Obama had issued the following statement:  

Elena Kagan is one of this country’s leading legal minds, and has shown throughout this process that, if confirmed, she would be a fair and impartial Supreme Court Justice who understands how decisions made by the Court affect the lives of everyday Americans. Today’s vote by the Senate Judiciary Committee is a bipartisan affirmation of her strong performance during her confirmation hearings. I want to thank the Judiciary Committee for giving her a thorough, timely and respectful hearing, and I look forward to the full Senate taking up and voting on this nomination before the August recess.

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More on Kagan nomination and vote:

  1. Top Judiciary Republican to oppose Kagan (AP)
      The top Republican on the Senate Judiciary Committee says he'll oppose Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan. ...Read Full Article  ... Tuesday, 20 July 2010
  2. Committee vote Tuesday on Kagan court nomination ...
    Elena Kagan is facing the first vote on her nomination to the Supreme Court before a Senate panel dominated by Democrats who are all but certain to support her. The only real question is whether ... Tuesday, 20 July 2010
  3. Elena Kagan denies 'substantive' discussion of hea...
    The Christian Science Monitor - Solicitor General Elena Kagan attended at least one meeting where legal challenges to the Obama health-care reform law were mentioned, but there was no substantive discussion ... Monday, 19 July 2010
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      Responding to a final GOP challenge, Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan said Monday that she would weigh recusing herself from matters related to the new health care law on a case-by-case basis. ...Read ... Monday, 19 July 2010

 

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