President Obama Gets His Special K

The Senate Republicans on Capitol Hill saw the writing on the wall, but their dilatory tactics could not avoid the inevitable:  Elena Kagan’s approval by the Senate Judiciary Committee.  With one Republican (Senator Lindsey Graham-South Carolina) joining all twelve Democrats on the committee, Kagan’s nomination now goes to the full Senate.  The 13-6 vote was not surprising.  Kagan is expected to be confirmed.  The National Rifle Association has warned senators not to vote for her confirmation or face the political consequences.  Stay tuned for the floor debate

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