White House Talking Points on Kagan

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Here are several pages worth of White House-written talking points about nominee Elena Kagan. One includes bullet-pointed highlights:akagan1.pdf


A Product of a Family that Prized Education and Service to Others
Leader who Inspires the Confidence and Support of Democrats and Republicans
Regarded as One of the Nation's Leading Legal Minds
A Trailblazer throughout Her Career in Public Service and Academia
Lawyer and Scholar Who Understands the Impact of Law on Ordinary People's Lives

The other is an extended "narrative" of her life and career, playing up her "signature sense of humor," the way she brought conservatives and liberals together at Harvard, the breadth of her legal career, testimony from Republicans about her openmindedness. akagantp2.pdf

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Marc Ambinder is an Atlantic contributing editor. He is also a senior contributor at Defense One, a contributing editor at GQ, and a regular contributor at The Week.

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