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Listen To NPR's Special Report On Day 2 Of Elena Kagan's Hearing

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Reframing The Abortion Debate: Focus On Fetus

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Kagan Confirmation Hearings Near End

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What We've Learned About Elena Kagan

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'Military Recruiters Had Access To Harvard Students

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Inside A Psychopath's Brain: The Sentencing Debate

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Listen To NPR's Special Report On Day 2 Of Elena Kagan's Hearing

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Kagan Quizzed About Thurgood Marshall's Record

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Kagan Faces Questions On Views, Record

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