Capitol Hill Updates

  • Note in the email below from the Office of the Senate Republican Leader, Senator Mitch McConnell from Kentucky, the latest in the growing list of United States Senators expressing their opposition to the Supreme Court nomination of Elena Kagan. United States Senator Mike Johanns from Nebraska in his announcement lists almost countless reasons why Elena Kagan is unqualified to serve as a United States Supreme Court Justice. ---------- WASHINGTON- Sen. Mike Johanns today made the following statement announcing his opposition to Elena Kagan to be the next Supreme Court Justice: "After...
  • As you can see in the email below from the Office of the Senate Republican Leader, Senator Mitch McConnell from Kentucky, the opposition to the nomination by Barack Obama of Elena Kagan to the United States Supreme Court continues to grow over the July 4th Senate recess. As you will read below, the most noteworthy opposition is that of Obama's opponent in the 2008 presidential race, Senator John McCain from Arizona which was announced today. ---------- Over the holiday the amount of opposition to Elena Kagan's confirmation has risen. Just in case you missed the most recent three Senators to...
  • For those of you who may have missed the news this morning, Sen. Hatch announced his opposition to Elena Kagan's nomination to the Supreme Court. His full statement is below. ---------- Utah Senator Says, He "Cannot Ignore Disturbing Situations in which it Appears that Her Personal or Political Views Drove her Legal Views" WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Orrin Hatch (R-Utah), a former chairman and current member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, issued the following statement today announcing his opposition to Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan: "I have carefully examined Solicitor General...