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Reactions to the nomination

In reaction to President Obama’s nomination of Elena Kagan, politicians and leaders of interest groups are releasing statements and reports on her record.  We’ve collected all of those we have received below, and will continually update this post throughout the day.  We invite you to alert us to any other such statements we have missed.

Alliance for Justice
American Bar Association
American Center for Law and Justice
Americans for Limited Government
Baptist Joint Committee for Religious Liberty
Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law
Center for Reproductive Rights
Citizens United
Coalition for Constitutional Values
Committee for Justice
Constitutional Accountability Center
Judging the Environment
Judicial Crisis Network
National Organization for Marriage
National Partnership for Women & Families
National Women’s Law Center
Planned Parenthood
People for the American Way
Senior Advisor to President Obama, Valerie Jarrett (from FOX News)
Senator Benjamin Cardin (D-MD)
Senator Chris Dodd (D-CT)
Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT) (and video, via C-SPAN)
Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MI)
Senator Jon Kyl (R-AZ) (from FOX News Channel)
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV)
Senator Arlen Specter (D-PA)

Judging the Environment links to more Senators’ reactions here.