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  • Obama's Supreme Court pick near

     
    by Mark Silva and updated President Barack Obama said today that he will recommend an appointee for the Supreme Court soon. Obama, weighing a field of as many as 10 potential candidates -- with most observers believing the real search......
  • Choosing Kagan: The factors at play

     
    by James Oliphant When Justice John Paul Stevens announced his retirement from the Supreme Court, the White House pledged a thorough and extensive search for his replacement. Officials said the president would seek someone who could understand the law's...
  • Blame game starts in spill hearings

     
    By Jim Tankersley The blood, er, oil is already flying this morning in Senate hearings into the ongoing Gulf of Mexico oil spill - and the oil company executives haven't even testified yet. Democrats and Republicans alike on the Senate......
  • Gulf oil spill: Pro-industry senators temper their message

     
    Politicians who have traditionally supported the oil industry were singing a different tune in Tuesday's hearings before the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, as the panel grilled executives from BP, Transocean and Halliburton over the...
  • Gulf oil spill: Senators criticize oil companies

     
    The blood, er, oil flew this morning even before oil executives at the Senate hearings into the ongoing Gulf of Mexico spill began to testify. Democrats and Republicans alike on the Senate energy committee were criticizing industry officials and...
  • Elena Kagan confirmation fight plays out on YouTube

     
    The political fight over Solicitor General Elena Kagan's nomination to the Supreme Court is going virtual. One day after President Obama nominated Kagan, Vice President Biden said she was "the right age," hinting at one of the factors that led......
  • GOP questions Kagan's experience

     
    (Getty/Tim Sloan) by James Oliphant and Lisa Mascaro Elena Kagan, President Obama's choice as the nation's next Supreme Court justice, has never been a judge and until recently had never argued a case in court. Ever since her nomination......
  • Weekend TV Talk Shows: May 15th – 16th

     
    SATURDAY The Situation Room With Wolf Blitzer Former First Lady Laura Bush; Ted Turner; Bill Maher. 3 p.m. CNN Larry King Live 6 and 9 p.m. CNN McLaughlin Group 6:30 p.m. KCET SUNDAY Today Blair Underwood; brownie mixes. (N) 6......
  • Sunday morning: Elena Kagan is Topic A, but ‘Fox News Sunday’ has Laura Bush, Newt Gingrich

     
    President Barack Obama's choice of Solicitor General Elena Kagan for the U.S. Supreme Court will be mulled on the Sunday morning chat shows. Here's the lineup: ***NBC's “Meet the Press” talks to Sens. Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and Charles...
  • Sunday shows: L. Bush, Feinstein, Specter, Bennett

     
    ABC This Week with Jake Tapper: Sens. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) and Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) CBS Face the Nation with Bob Schieffer: Sens. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) and Jon Kyl (R-Ariz.). CNN GPS with Fareed Zakaria: Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou....
  • GOP renew call for probe of WH job offers

     
    by Michael Muskal Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee on Friday again called for an independent investigation into the White House actions in trying to protect incumbent senators facing tough Democratic primaries. In a letter to Atty. Gen....
  • Sessions presses Kagan on recruiting

     
    Note: you can follow continuously updated coverage of the Kagan hearings here. by Mike Memoli In pointed questioning, the Senate Judiciary Committee's leading Republican accused Elena Kagan of treating the U.S. military in a "second-class" way during...