Elena Kagan’s Supreme Court confirmation hearings kicked off on Monday. Her nomination has been met by glum resignation on the left and indifference on the right, as Adam Serwer notes in the American Prospect. Kagan is hoping to replace the Supreme Court’s most prominent liberal, Justice John Paul Stevens, who stepped down earlier this week. Progressives are counting on Kagan to shore up the pro-choice faction on the court.
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Video clip of Amy Goodman’s review of Sen. Jeff Sessions history in Law in Alabama. In 1986 the U. S. Senate denied his appointment by Ronald Reagan mainly on the basis of his record of racial impartiality.