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Aug 5

Elena Kagan Confirmed to the Supreme Court

Samantha Power and Elena Kagan at HBO's screening of "Sergio," based on Power's' book about Sergio de Mello, Chief of the UN efforts in Baghdad.

The Senate confirmed Elena Kagan by a 63-37 vote as the 112th justice to the Supreme Court. Kagan, 50, is President Obama’s second appointment to the court in the past year and marks the first time in history that three women are serving on the high court – Kagan and Justices Sonia Sotomayor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

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