Posted Jul 01, 2010 10:00 pm CDT
A comedian-turned-senator turns in a good performance (National Public Radio). Franken has recently taken issue with Rent-a-Center v. Jackson and pro-business decisions by the Supreme Court on the Senate floor. (The Pop Tort)
Americans polled are split on Kagan, although Democrats like her (Fox News)
At the hearing, senators complained about being misled by past nominees John Roberts and Sonia Sotomayor—calling into question the purpose of confirmation hearings. (Wall Street Journal)
Dahlia Lithwick: he hearings showed the Democratic and Republican parties’ differing takes on constitutional law and the progress—or not—of the last 30 years. (Slate)
Above the Law gives Senate Judiciary Committee members letter grades on their Kagan hearing performances.
Also see earlier Kagan news from ABAJournal.com:
Updated at 5:59 p.m. to include link to Above the Law.