Elena Kagan Confirmation Hearing Sets Stage for Political Showdown

With the Senate confirmation hearing for Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan set to open later today, Republicans and Democrats are gearing up to spar over the would-be justice's personal views and qualifications to serve. "This is a serious matter. She clearly has spent more of her life as a lawyer politician," Sen. Jeff Sessions, the top Republican on the Judiciary Committee, said on "Good Morning America." "She also has worked with judges and advocated judges that are the most activist kind...Full Story
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