President Obama announces Elena Kagan as his Supreme Court nominee in Washington

President Obama announces Elena Kagan as his Supreme Court nominee in Washington

President Barack Obama (L) embraces Solicitor General Elena Kagan as he announces her as his Supreme Court Justice nominee during a ceremony in the East Room at the White House in Washington, May 10, 2010. A vacancy in the court has opened up as current Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens has announced his resignation. UPI/Kevin Dietsch