Posted by | July 20, 2010 12:51 | Filed under: Top Stories

The Senate Judiciary Committee has approved the nomination of Elena Kagan to the Supreme Court 13-6. South Carolina Republican Lindsey Graham sided with the Democrats on the panel.

The committee’s seven Republicans tried without success in the last week to obtain a promise from Kagan that she would step aside when the Supreme Court considers a legal challenge to the healthcare overhaul law. During her hearings, Kagan said she would remove herself from cases only if she had worked on them during her time at the Justice Department.

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