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Ben Nelson first Democrat to declare 'no' on Kagan

Sen. Ben Nelson (D-Neb.) announced his opposition Friday to the Supreme Court nomination of Elena Kagan, becoming the first Democrat to declare a 'no' vote on President Obama's second nominee to the highest court in the nation.

By Paul Kane  |  July 30, 2010; 6:10 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (31)
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Wash. Gov. Gregoire reportedly on short list for solicitor general

The Seattle Times reported Wednesday that Washington Gov. Chris Gregoire (D) is among the leading candidates under consideration to replace Elena Kagan as solicitor general.

By Scott Butterworth  |  May 12, 2010; 6:36 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
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Law professors vouch for Kagan on diversity

A growing number of prominent law professors are disputing the idea that Supreme Court Nominee Elena Kagan treated minorities unfairly while she was at dean of Harvard Law School.

By Krissah Thompson  |  May 12, 2010; 11:05 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
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Republicans want to see Kagan's memos for Bill Clinton

Senate Republicans pledged Tuesday to give Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan a tough grilling, and they expressed particular interest in her tenure as a domestic policy adviser to President Bill Clinton.

By Post Editor  |  May 11, 2010; 3:59 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (10)
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Kagan has her first Senate opponent: Jim Inhofe

Just as with President Obama's first Supreme Court nominee, Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.) on Monday became the first senator to formally oppose the nomination of Elena Kagan to the high court.

By Paul Kane  |  May 10, 2010; 3:24 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (56)
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Obama sits down with Diane Wood in latest Supreme Court meeting

President Obama met with Judge Diane Wood on Tuesday, bringing to four the number of potential Supreme Court candidates he has met in recent weeks.

By Anne E. Kornblut  |  May 4, 2010; 7:05 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (25)
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