Menendez Hails Confirmation of Kagan to Supreme Court

Menendez Hails Confirmation of Kagan to Supreme Court

Washington - U.S. Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) today voted to confirm Elena Kagan as the next Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. Her nomination was approved by a 63-37 vote. After the vote, Menendez released the following statement:

"Today, we have added another eminently-qualified justice to the nation's highest court. Ms. Kagan's intelligence and level-headedness will strengthen our nation's judicial system and the rule of law, and her confirmation gives us a Supreme Court that is now even more representative of the American people as a whole. We should not allow the lack of controversy surrounding her confirmation to diminish the importance of this moment or the attention given to it. In fact, the ease of her confirmation process is a testament to her experience and abilities, and it bodes well for the contributions she will make to our judicial system."

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