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Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Committee Approves Kagan’s Nomination to Supreme Court - The Caucus Blog - NYTimes.com

Committee Approves Kagan’s Nomination to Supreme Court - The Caucus Blog - NYTimes.com: "Stephen Crowley/The New York Times Senator John Cornyn, Republican of Texas, left, looked on as Senator Richard J. Durbin, Democrat of Illinois, spoke with Senator Lindsey Graham, Republican of South Carolina, during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Tuesday.
President Obama’s nominee to the Supreme Court, Solicitor General Elena Kagan, was endorsed by the Senate Judiciary Committee in a 13-to-6 vote on Tuesday.

Ms. Kagan received one Republican vote, that of Senator Lindsey Graham of South Carolina, who said that while she was not someone he would have chosen, “the person who did choose – President Obama – I think chose wisely.’’

In Tuesday’s vote, Mr. Graham broke party ranks to join the committee’s 12 Democrats in voting in her favor.

The nomination now goes to the full Senate, where confirmation is expected in the next few days." More...

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