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Kagan: “My political views are generally progressive”

By on 6.29.10 | 4:01PM

It shouldn't come as a surprise, but it's worth noting that Elena Kagan openly acknowledged today that she holds liberal political views.

“In terms of my political views, I’ve been a Democrat all my life," Kagan said in response to questioning from Sen. Lindsey Graham. "I’ve worked for two Democratic presidents. And that’s what my political views are.”

After further questioning, she added, “My political views are generally progressive.”

Graham also got her to go on the record as saying that there are consequences to elections and that she would expect a conservative president to appoint conservative judges.

“It would be hard to disagree that elections have consequences," she said. "And should.”

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