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Justice Kagan Performs Her First Same-Sex Wedding

NATIONAL | Sep 22
Justice Elena Kagan has officiated for the first time at a same-sex wedding, a Maryland ceremony for her former law clerk and his husband.

Senate confirms Kagan as 112th justice

NATIONAL | By Julie Hirschfield Davis | Aug 6
The Senate confirmed Elena Kagan Thursday as the Supreme Court’s 112th justice and the fourth woman in its history, granting a lifetime term to a lawyer and academic with a reputation for brilliance, a dry sense of humor and a liberal bent.

Senate to confirm Kagan as court’s 4th-ever woman

NATIONAL | By Julie Hirschfield Davis | Aug 5
Her confirmation assured, Elena Kagan is on the brink of becoming the fourth woman ever to serve as a Supreme Court justice.

GOP presses concerns on Kagan on confirmation eve

NATIONAL | By Julie Hirschfield Davis | Aug 4
Elena Kagan marched toward certain Senate confirmation Wednesday, winning enough declared supporters to become the fourth female justice ever to serve on the Supreme Court over increasingly grave Republican objections.

Democrats, GOP push dueling conclusions on Kagan

NATIONAL | By Julie Hirschfield Davis | Aug 4
Democrats and Republicans presented dueling portraits Tuesday of Elena Kagan and the Supreme Court she’s seeking to join at the start of a politically charged debate over her fitness to be a justice, making what amounted to closing arguments before a near-certain confirmation vote by week’s end.

Kagan Senate Debate Begins, Supreme Court Confirmation On Track

NATIONAL | By Julie Hirschfield Davis | Aug 3
A confirmation vote is all but assured for Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan as the Senate begins debate on making her the fourth female justice.

Judiciary panel OKs Elena Kagan for Supreme Court

NATIONAL | By Julie Hirschfield Davis | Jul 20
Pushing toward an election-year Supreme Court confirmation vote, a polarized Senate Judiciary Committee Tuesday approved Elena Kagan to be the fourth female justice.

Committee vote Tuesday on Kagan court nomination

NATIONAL | By Mark Sherman | Jul 20
Elena Kagan is facing the first vote on her nomination to the Supreme Court before a Senate panel dominated by Democrats who are all but certain to support her. The only real question is whether she will get any Republican votes.

Kagan on way to Supreme Court confirmation

NATIONAL | By Jesse J. Holland | Jul 2
Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan appears on her way to confirmation on the nation’s highest court, with Republicans showing little interest in a long-shot filibuster attempt after three days of grueling testimony over abortion, gays in the military and other divisive issues.

Democrats use Kagan to sign up voters, raise funds

FOOD/DRINK | By Julie Hirschfield Davis | Jul 2
The Democratic Party put Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan front and center Thursday on an e-mail appeal to raise funds and sign up supporters for President Barack Obama’s agenda.

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