Posts Tagged ‘nominee’

Elenatudes

28Jun10

Elena Kagan’s platitudes in front of the Judiciary Committee today were more than Senator Al Franken could tolerate. “We don’t have any substantive evidence to demonstrate your ability to transition from a legal scholar and political operative to a fair and impartial jurist,” Sen. Charles Grassley (R-Iowa) told her. Beyond that, Republicans made it clear […]


Fight Brewing

09Apr10

So Justice Stevens is going… which means, perhaps, that the White House wants to energize the base with a big fight in advance of the November mid-terms. Politico has the story. Sources close to the process have previous said the president and his advisers are focused primarily on several potential nominees who were considered last […]