My memory is not that good on the subject, but I think I recall that the repubs in the senate had a plan to block her but at the last minute lost their nerve and did not.
Would someone who knows please confirm or correct.
If my memory is correct, the rinos have done us in. This is just the beginning.
One thing I do know is, that my hopefully-soon-to-be-retired Senior Senator threw his support to her. Right after Goober Graham threw her his panties.
"I have concluded that Solicitor General Elena Kagan is clearly qualified to serve on the Supreme Court and that she has demonstrated a comprehensive knowledge of court history and decisions, Mr. Lugar said in a statement posted to his Web site Wednesday. I believe that she has had a distinguished career in both education and public service and is well regarded by the legal community and her peers.