Supreme Court Nominations

Today's News: Kagan's on Smooth Glide Path, Due to Lack of Court Rulings, Politico Says

Solicitor General Elena Kagan is on a smooth glide path to likely confirmation as a U.S. Supreme Court nominee, predicts Politico.

Although the GOP isn’t expected to make the process easy, “the merciful dearth of a judicial paper trail” will give Republicans little ammunition against her, Politico says.

More Kagan news from today: “Kagan Fits Mold of ‘Organization Kids’ Who Didn’t Take Risks, Columnist Says” “A ‘Sleeper Issue’? Kagan Urged Clinton to Support Ban on Late-Term Abortions”

Mouth of the Potomac (N.Y. Daily News): “Kagan Has Full Courtesy Call Dance Card Wednesday”

Seattle Times (opinion): “Elena Kagan: Obama’s first-rate pick for the highest court”

Settle It Now Negotiation Blog: “Kagan and the Magic Number Three”

Washington Post: “Kagan comes under scrutiny for diversity hires”

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