Supreme Court Nominations

Kagan Hearing Coverage Roundup: Day 1

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Senators began questioning Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan at 9 a.m., ET. Check back at throughout the day for news developments and our end-of-day podcast.

Kagan talks about her ties to former Justice Marshall. (

But others prefer Justice Roberts as a model. (Newsweek)

Meanwhile, study finds oft-critiqued confirmation process is actually useful. (New York Times)

Even so, most Americans still don’t know who Kagan is. (National Law Journal)

For those who can’t get enough coverage, here’s the full text of prepared opening statements by Senate Judiciary Committee leaders. (Ninth Justice)

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