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  1. #1 Elena Kagan Emerging As Supreme Court Front-Runner 
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    Elena Kagan, President Obama's solicitor general, is rapidly emerging as a frontrunner to replace retiring Chief Associate Justice John Paul Stevens. Kagan is widely praised as an accomplished and intelligent attorney, but is far more conservative than Stevens and could shift the political dynamic of the high court.

    Conservatives are responding favorably to the potential of a Justice Elena Kagan while liberals worry that, by choosing her, the administration would miss the opportunity to elevate a genuine progressive.

    John Manning, a conservative professor at Harvard Law School, where Kagan served as dean, told HuffPost that he would firmly support a Kagan nomination. Professor Charles Fried, a Reagan administration solicitor general, also said that he'd support a Kagan pick.

    "She is a supremely intelligent person, really one of the most intelligent people I have encountered, and I have met a lot of them, as one does in this business. She is very adroit politically," said Fried. "She has quite a strong personality and a winning personality. I think she's an effective, powerful person and a very, very intelligent person, and a very hardworking and serious person."

    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2010/0..._n_532319.html
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    That's a woman?:eek:
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    sheeeeeeeeeeeeeee . . . looka like a man . . .
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    she makes Janet Reno look feminine.
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    She looks like the short dude from King Of Queens!
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    On January 5, 2009, President-elect Barack Obama announced he would nominate Kagan to be Solicitor General.[9] Before this appointment she had limited courtroom experience. She had never argued a case at trial,[10] and had not argued before the Supreme Court of the United States.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rockntractor View Post
    She looks like the short dude from King Of Queens!
    she does - but crossed with Jason Bateman!
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    Quote Originally Posted by PoliCon View Post
    That settles that she has all the experience Obama usually requires.
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    Quote Originally Posted by PoliCon View Post
    she does - but crossed with Jason Bateman!
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    I can find no reference to her having a husband. I get the feeling that that is why she is being nominated . . . .
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