- Texas man arrested for powder-letter hoax
- Islamic State opens ‘marriage bureau’ for single jihadists
- Drone almost blocks California firefighting planes
- Tornado rips off roofs, downs trees near Boston
- GOP: Environmental rules keeping agents from accessing border
- John Kerry: Millions displaced by religious fighting in 2013
- Federal appeals court rules against Virginia’s gay marriage ban
- White House says Russia ‘losing’ war in Ukraine
- Hamas turns to North Korea for weapons deal, Iran for money
- Syrian casualties surge as jihadis consolidate
Latest Elena Kagan Items
The late Sen. Daniel Patrick Moynihan, who was pro-choice, correctly labeled partial-birth abortion as "just too close to infanticide." In this light, the Times' editorial "Kagan's partial-birth extremism" (July 1) suggests that Ms. Kagan adheres to a constitutional jurisprudence enunciated by Lady Macbeth in Act I, Scene V of Shakespeare's "Macbeth." It is comforting to know that a Justice Kagan will adhere to Lady Macbeth's principles rather than bother with annoying constitutional protections of life found explicitly in the Fourth, Fifth and Fourteenth amendments, protections that, if competently applied by the Supreme Court, would outlaw elective abortion altogether.
Sen. John McCain, Arizona Republican, said he plans to vote against confirming Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan.
Republican Sen. Orrin G. Hatch of Utah says he'll oppose Solicitor General Elena Kagan's nomination to the Supreme Court.
Now that the charade is over, the U.S. Senate can get on with confirming Elena Kagan as the ninth justice of the Supreme Court, succeeding John Paul Stevens. Not a moment too soon, either, lest the rest of us gag on the pabulum.
The National Rifle Association on Thursday publicly opposed the nomination of Solicitor General Elena Kagan to the Supreme Court, telling senators their votes could impact whether the powerful gun rights' lobby endorses them for re-election.
The National Rifle Association on Thursday announced it will oppose the nomination of Solicitor General Elena Kagan to the Supreme Court, telling senators their votes could affect whether the powerful gun rights' lobby endorses them for re-election.
The Republicans have failed - once again. The Senate confirmation hearings on Elena Kagan's nomination to the Supreme Court have been a farce. Republican senators refused to challenge thoroughly and aggressively Ms. Kagan's transnational, leftist agenda. Instead, they hardly laid a glove on her.
Treading carefully, Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan on Wednesday declined an invitation from Senate Democrats to portray the current high court as partisan, rejecting concerns that a recent spate of 5-4 decisions has eroded important legal precedents.
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