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Chairman Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., right, talks with ranking minority member Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., during a markup hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee as they vote on the confirmation of Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan on Capitol Hill in Washington Tuesday, July 20, 2010. A polarized U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee Tuesday approved Elena Kagan to be the third current female justice; Just one Republican joined Democrats to approve Kagan's nomination and send it to the full Senate, where she is expected to win confirmation within weeks. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)