Elena Kagan

President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney. (Getty Images/Luke Sharrett and Joe Raedle)

CBS Local Presidential Forum: Obama/Romney: Debate Supreme Court Nominees

With four of nine U.S. Supreme Court justices in their 70s and the next president in the position of possibly shaping the future of affirmative action, gay rights, abortions, and more with appointments he might make should any openings occur, the question of what kind of nominee he might put forth was posed to President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney in the CBS Local President Forum.

10/18/2012

ACA supporters and protesters in front of the Supreme Court (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Opinion: The Supreme Court Is Back In DC And Controversy Is Sure To Follow

The Supreme Court justices are back in Washington, D.C., and after the stunt Chief Justice John Roberts pulled three months ago with the Obamacare ruling, I would prefer it was Diana Ross, Florence Ballard, and Mary Wilson coming into town instead.

10/02/2012

Senate Panel Approves Kagan Nomination

The Senate Judiciary Committee Tuesday approved Solicitor General Elena Kagan’s nomination to the Supreme Court, but nearly every Republican on the committee opposed her nomination, saying her personal and political views inappropriately drive her legal views.

07/20/2010

Elena Kagan's Jokes Disarm Senators

If  there’s one thing we learned about Elena Kagan Tuesday, it’s that she has a good sense of humor. GOP Sen. Lindsey Graham was leading a line of questioning about Kagan’s views on the war […]

06/29/2010

Supreme Court Confirmation Hearing Wrap-Up

CBS News reports from Washington D.C. on the first day of Elena Kagan’s confirmations hearing for the Supreme Court open seat. 

06/28/2010

Supreme Court Confirmation Hearing 06/28

Elena Kagan’s confirmation hearing for a seat with the Supreme Court started today. Kagan speaks with the committee after a day of questions regarding her career and personal background.

06/28/2010

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