Biden: Kagan Will Be Confirmed 'With Strong Bipartisan Support'
Appearing on CBS's The Early Show, Vice President Biden said he was "confident" that Elena Kagan will be confirmed to the Supreme Court. "I think they'll be a lot of noise, but this is a mainstream, incredibly qualified woman," Biden said, who adding that Kagan will "pass with strong bipartisan support."
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Obama's Day Ahead
President Obama will receive the presidential daily briefing at 9:30 a.m. ET, and the economic daily briefing at 10 a.m. ET, and will meet with senior advisers at 11:20 a.m. ET. He will have lunch with Vice President Biden at 12:30 a.m. ET. Obama and Biden will meet with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton at 1:25 p.m. ET, and with Clinton and Ambassador to Iraq Karl Eikenberry at 1:45 p.m. ET. Obama will meet at 2:15 p.m. ET with Sen. Pat Leahy (D-VT). Obama and Biden will meet at 4:30 p.m. ET with Gen. Stanley McChrystal and Secretary of Defense Robert Gates.