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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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