BBC News 
Thursday, August 5, 2010
The US Senate has confirmed Elena Kagan’s Supreme Court nomination, making her the third woman on the nine-member court and the fourth in history.
Five Republicans supported President Barack Obama’s pick, with Nebraskan Ben Nelson the only Democrat to oppose it.
Opponents said she would advocate for liberal policies from the bench and criticised her lack of judicial experience.
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