WASHINGTON—New details about who interviewed Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan before President Obama picked her emerged on Tuesday, with Chicagoans David Axelrod and Valerie Jarrett –White House senior advisors–playing a role in Kagan being picked.
More information about the selection process was in an extensive questionnaire released Tuesday with the Senate Judiciary Committee.
On April 7 Kagan–a former University of Chicago Law School professor– met White House senior advisor David Axelrod; on May 6 she met with Valerie Jarrett, also a senior advisor. Obama nominated her on May 9.
She apparently did not meet with White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel.
FOOTNOTE: Axelrod is a U. of C. grad; Jarrett is a former U. of C. board member.
Clevinger yielded three hits and struck out six in five scoreless innings in the Sox’ 3-0 victory Friday against the Tigers.
The girl was in the 400 block of North Parkside Avenue when she was shot in the buttocks, police said.
Vandersloot finished with eight points, eight assists, three rebounds and three blocks. Kahleah Copper had a game-high 20 points and nine rebounds for the Sky, who also got a career-high 18 points from Alanna Smith.
On Friday, the second day of Pride Month, he talked about how his life has changed — and how it hasn’t — since he joined the small number of openly gay pro athletes.
Elsewhere, outfielder Cody Bellinger started his running progression Friday.