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Lone_Star_Dem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-30-10 01:08 PM
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Day 3: Leahy predicts confirmation
Source: Associated Press

WASHINGTON Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan neared the end of a grueling turn in the Senate Judiciary Committee witness chair Wednesday, and the senator presiding over the proceedings predicted her confirmation.

"Solicitor General Kagan will be confirmed," Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., told reporters during a pause in a third day of testimony by President Barack Obama's choice for the court.

There was no disagreement from minority Republicans, several of whom have spent the past two days challenging Kagan over her treatment of military recruiters while dean of Harvard Law School, her views on gun rights and her ability to set aside her political leanings if approved.

Read more: http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5hfm-Z...
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Yeahyeah Donating Member (741 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-30-10 03:32 PM
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1. Like anyone thought this boring girl scout wasn't going to be confirmed.
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Pab Sungenis Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-30-10 03:42 PM
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2. God help us all. (nt)
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