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Akaka meets with Supreme Court nominee Kagan

Sen. Daniel Akaka and Solicitor General Elena Kagan. (Photo courtesy Sen. Daniel Akaka's Office)


U.S. Sen. Daniel K. Akaka met Thursday, May 20 with Solicitor General Elena Kagan regarding her nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court.

“I enjoyed meeting Solicitor General Kagan,” Akaka said. “President Obama has clearly nominated a well qualified and thoughtful candidate. I look forward to her confirmation hearings.”

The meeting took place in Akaka’s office in the Hart Senate Office Building.

The Senate Judiciary Committee announced confirmation hearings for Kagan will begin June 28. The full Senate is expected to vote on her nomination later this summer.

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