Brattleboro Reformer: Vt. Sens. Leahy, Sanders laud Kagan confirmation

MONTPELIER (AP) – Both of Vermont’s U.S. Senators are expressing satisfaction at the confirmation of Solicitor General Elena Kagan to be the newest justice on the U.S. Supreme Court.

Sen. Patrick Leahy, the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, says confirming Kagan is another step forward in honoring America’s diversity.

He says Kagan brings common sense, and understanding that she’ll need to keep her eye on the real world, and a respect for the Bill of Rights to the job.

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