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Franken Votes To Pass Kagan Out Of Committee

Tuesday, July 20, 2010  |  Legislative Session: 111th Congress, 2nd Session (2010)

Today, the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee voted to approve the Supreme Court nomination of Solicitor General Elena Kagan by a vote of 13-6. General Kagan now awaits confirmation by the full Senate.

U.S. Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) voted to confirm General Kagan.

I'm going to vote for General Kagan," said Sen. Franken. "Because I think that General Kagan understands the place of the Supreme Court, and its relationship to the executive, to the legislature, and to the American people."

Sen. Franken's full statement at today's Judiciary Committee Executive Committee meeting can be read here.


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