This Week's Podcast: Hello To Kagan, Goodbye To Byrd

Fine.  Yes.  Maybe.  I can't say.  Haha.

OK, now that I've summed up Elena Kagan's testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee, you can go ahead and listen to this week's episode of our "It's All Politics" podcast.

She's a shoo-in to replace John Paul Stevens on the Supreme Court, everyone agrees.  Perhaps not with as a resounding vote as what Gen. David Petraeus got, but she's in.

Not everything else is going so smoothly.  The folks at the Daily Kos are not happy with the polling firm Research 2000.  Some Democrats don't know what to make of Bill Clinton's endorsement of Andrew Romanoff in Colorado.  Some folks in Nevada wonder if there will be six more weeks of winter now that Sharron Angle has appeared on a non-conservative TV program.

We ended the podcast with thoughts about the late Sen. Robert Byrd.

By the way, Ron Elving missed this week's podcast.  As it turns out, his name really isn't "Ron Elving."  He is thought to be one of those Russian spies living a seemingly normal life in the U.S.  He was ably replaced by NPR national political correspondent Don Gonyea.

And it's all here:

Credits (as it were) —
Nonstop talkers: Don Gonyea and Ken Rudin
Producer: Evie Stone
Editor: Cathy Shaw

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