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August 5, 2010 Two people came close to predicting how the Senate would vote on Elena Kagan's nomination to the Supreme Court. But no one got the exact tally ... and thus no one wins the official Political Junkie contest.
August 5, 2010 The 37 votes in the Senate against the confirmation of Elena Kagan for the Supreme Court is the 6th highest of any court nominee since World War II, and the 3rd highest for those who were confirmed.
August 5, 2010 The U.S. Senate votes to confirm Elena Kagan to the Supreme Court by a vote of 63-37. Five Republicans voted in favor; one Democrat voted against.
Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC), shown in a June 29 file photo, says he will vote for President Obama's Supreme Court nominee, Elena Kagan. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
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July 20, 2010 The Senate Judiciary Committee vote on Elena Kagan for the Supreme Court fell on strict party lines ... except for Sen. Lindsey Graham. The South Carolina Republican voted in her favor.
July 19, 2010 The Senate Judiciary Committee votes Tuesday on the nomination of Elena Kagan to be an associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, a vote that is assured of passing. GOP Leader Mitch McConnell, meanwhile, hasn't ruled out a filibuster.
June 29, 2010 Republicans say that Elena Kagan's clerking for the late Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall belies a liberal/activist bias.
June 28, 2010 Barring some bombshell, Elena Kagan is likely to be confirmed as the nation's 112th Supreme Court justice.
June 21, 2010 With the confirmation hearings on Elena Kagan's nomination for the Supreme Court commending on Monday, the deadline to send your prediction on the final Senate vote is Friday, June 25.
June 8, 2010 Be the first to correctly guess the full Senate vote to confirm Elena Kagan to the U.S. Supreme Court and you can win a genuine Geraldine Ferraro for Congress campaign button from 1978.
May 10, 2010 President Obama has nominated Solicitor General Elena Kagan to replace retiring Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens. Already Kagan is proving to be a potential issue in the 2010 midterm elections.
April 15, 2010 A reader wants to know the possibility of President Obama naming his wife Michelle to the Supreme Court
April 12, 2010 Republicans are deciding what course to take once President Obama names a nominee to succeed retiring Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens.
April 9, 2010 Political Junkie contest: Guess who replaces Justice Stevens on the Supreme Court.
April 9, 2010 Supreme Court Associate Justice John Paul Stevens, a liberal of the court's liberal wing, announces his retirement.
April 7, 2010 Listing Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens in terms of age and seniority.
April 5, 2010 Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens has said he will retire while President Obama is in office. Replacing a liberal with a liberal wouldn't affect the ideology of the court. But it's probably safe to assume that there will be a nomination figh...
January 28, 2010 That President Obama-Justice Alito moment during the State of the Union address.
January 21, 2010 NPR's Peter Overby addresses some reader questions about today's Supreme Court decision.
January 21, 2010 The Supreme Court has made a major ruling that affects campaign finance laws.
December 8, 2009 No Supreme Court ruling today on a key campaign finance law case.
August 13, 2009 We have a winner — two in fact — for our "guess the Senate vote on the Sonia Sotomayor confirmation" contest!
July 31, 2009 A list of the most "no" votes taken in the Senate against Supreme Court nominees
July 31, 2009 One publication's guess on potential other Republicans who might vote to confirm Sonia Sotomayor to the Supreme Court.
July 30, 2009 Sen. Lamar Alexander of Tennessee is the sixth Republican who has said he will vote to confirm Sonia Sotomayor to the Supreme Court.
July 28, 2009 The Senate Judiciary Committee has voted to confirm the nomination of Sonia Sotomayor to the U.S. Supreme Court. The vote was 13-6.
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