Obama nominates Elena Kagan for Supreme Court

President Obama announces Solicitor General Elena Kagan as his nominee for the Supreme Court.

May 10, 2010 12:00:00 AM PDT
President Barack Obama nominated Solicitor General Elena Kagan to the Supreme Court on Monday, declaring the former Harvard Law School dean "one of the nation's foremost legal minds." She would be the court's youngest justice and give it three female members for the first time.