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As solicitor general, Kagan shielded from health care talks

Even before she was nominated to the U.S. Supreme Court, then-Solicitor General Elena Kagan was largely shielded from discussions about the health care law and how to defend it, according to the National Law Journal’s Tony Mauro.

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Debate begins on Kagan

Supporters and opponents of Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan are getting their final say on the Senate floor, although she seems a safe bet for confirmation.

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Republicans go on Kagan offensive early

In the early opening statements from members of the Senate Judicial Committee in the confirmation hearings of Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan, Republicans gave a preview of some of questions they will put to the nominee tomorrow - and made much of a 1995 law review article Kagan penned lamenting the fact that nominees rarely gave candid answers about their views.

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Kagan’s experience, impartiality debated at hearing

Elena Kagan's nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court prompted partisan bickering over her qualifications as a Senate committee began hearings on President Barack Obama's choice to become the nation's 112th justice.

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White House praises Kagan as GOP criticism mounts

The White House said Friday that Elena Kagan would be an impartial justice on the Supreme Court, as Republicans and conservative groups heaped criticism on her for her stance on legal issues and position on military recruitment at Harvard Law School.

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Kagan sought secrecy in 4 of 5 open gov’t cases

Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan's arguments as solicitor general in several cases on government secrecy were at odds with a promise of transparency made by her boss and top client, President Barack Obama.

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