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Elena Kagan is appearing before the Senate Judiciary committee today for the first of many hearings supposedly designed to assess her suitability for the Supreme Court. I’m covering the action on Twitter. For a primer on what to expect from Kagan’s GOP inquisitors, see my preview here.