Kagan Nomination to Supreme Court Heads to Senate as Dems Predict Confirmation

President Obama's nomination of Elena Kagan to be the 112th justice on the U.S. Supreme Court was met today with praise from Democrats and cautious skepticism from Republicans, who promised a vigorous election-year debate on judicial philosophy. While most experts believe Kagan will face a relatively quick path to the bench, her nomination sets the stage for summer Senate confirmation hearings that are expected to showcase the political parties' ideological divide. At least one Republican...Full Story
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