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Ohio gay rights debate mirrors national mood

Thirty years ago, a vote like the one just decided in the university town of Bowling Green, OH, wouldn't have happened; gay-rights activism hadn't...

Kagan sworn in as newest Supreme Court justice

Elena Kagan was sworn in Saturday as the 112th justice and fourth woman ever to serve on the Supreme Court. Chief Justice John Roberts administered...

Senate set to confirm Kagan

Her confirmation assured, Elena Kagan is on the brink of becoming the fourth woman ever to serve as a Supreme Court justice. The Senate is...

Kagan on way to confirmation

A confirmation vote is all but assured for Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan as the Senate begins debate on making her the fourth female...

Kagan nomination clears Senate panel

President Barack Obama's second US Supreme Court pick, Elena Kagan, drew one step closer Tuesday to being just the fourth woman to reach the...

Bank bill passes but work remains

In the end, it's only a beginning. The far-reaching new banking and consumer protection bill awaiting President Barack Obama's signature now shifts from the politicians...

Republicans fail to rattle Kagan

Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan, who has displayed a cool demeanor and a sense of humor during her Senate Judiciary Committee hearing, was expected...

Kagan takes cautious road in confirmation hearings

Elena Kagan is following the path of every recent Supreme Court nominee in pledging "a fair shake for every American" who comes before the...

Conservatives come out for Kagan

Conservative lawyers and academics are voicing support for Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan, praise that could soften criticism from the right and provide cover...

Social issues may dominate Kagan debate

President Barack Obama's nomination of Elena Kagan to the Supreme Court seat is elevating touchy social issues in an election year, just as the...