July 20th, 2010
06:58 AM ET
4 years ago

Senate Judiciary Committee to vote on Kagan nomination

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 The Senate Judiciary Committee is scheduled to vote Tuesday on the nomination of Elena Kagan to the Supreme Court. (PHOTO CREDIT: Getty Images)


(CNN) – The Senate Judiciary Committee is scheduled to vote on the nomination of Elena Kagan to the Supreme Court on Tuesday.

A vote was originally scheduled for July 13, but was delayed at the request of Republicans.

Such a delay is permitted under committee rules. The panel had a similar delay last year when considering the Supreme Court nomination of Sonia Sotomayor.

The Judiciary Committee held four days of hearings on Kagan's nomination before Congress went on its Fourth of July recess.

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soundoff (3 Responses)
  1. S.B. Stein E.B. NJ

    Why is it taking so long? What reason did they give for delaying the vote?

    July 20, 2010 09:04 am at 9:04 am |
  2. hangemhi

    Delay delay delay hey that name sounds familiar

    July 20, 2010 09:04 am at 9:04 am |
  3. hobart

    Funny, I don't recall Senate Republicans ever asking Bush's nominees to comment on exact limits to the commerce clause. Hypocrisy?!

    Why do Republicans violate the 9th commandment and perpetually bear false witness?

    Why do Republicans hate America?

    July 20, 2010 09:04 am at 9:04 am |