The Supreme Court appeared closely divided along ideological lines during tense arguments over President Barack Obama’s healthcare law on Tuesday, with conservative justices vigorously questioning the Obama administration’s lawyer on whether Congress had the power to require people...
Tag: Elena Kagan
March 27, 2012 | 1:07 pm
August 5, 2010 | 1:59 pm
The U.S. Senate is expected to approve Elana Kagan to serve on the Supreme Court.
The full Senate is scheduled to vote Thursday on the nomination. The Senate Judiciary Committee had approved Kagan two weeks ago by a 13-6 vote mostly on party lines.
If approved by the Senate, Kagan,...
July 20, 2010 | 2:31 pm
Elena Kagan, President Obama’s Supreme Court nominee, won approval from the Senate Judiciary Committee on a nearly party-line vote Tuesday, her next to last hurdle before gaining a lifetime seat on the high court.
The vote was 13-6, with Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) joining the majority Democrats.
Read the full story at LATimes.com.
June 28, 2010 | 1:07 pm
May 11, 2010 | 1:40 pm
Rabbi David Saperstein runs through a shopping list of superlatives on Elena Kagan—“self-evidently brilliant” and “steady, strategic and tactical”—before acknowledging that he doesn’t have much of a handle on what President Obama’s choice to fill a U.S. Supreme Court seat actually...