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

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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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Elena Kagan graduated from Hunter College High School, a publicly funded school for gifted students on Manhattan's Upper East Side, in 1977. Here, she raises her arm during a class trip to Philadelphia in a photo from the yearbook. Hunter College High School/AP hide caption

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Sessions: 'Ms. Kagan Has Less Real Legal Experience Of Any Nominee In At least 50 Years'

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At Confirmation Hearings, GOP Eyes Kagan's Record

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