Witnesses gather for the Senate Judiciary committee hearing on the nomination of U.S. Solicitor General Elena Kagan in Washington

 
Witnesses gather for the Senate Judiciary committee hearing on the nomination of U.S. Solicitor General Elena Kagan in Washington
Witnesses are sworn in before the Senate Judiciary committee hearing on the nomination of U.S. Solicitor General Elena Kagan to be an associate justice of the Supreme Court on Capitol Hill in Washington July 1, 2010. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS)