Timeline: President Obama's presidency

A look back through President Barack Obama's presidency as the 44th President of the United States of America.

Kagan appointed to U.S. Supreme Court

Credit: AP, 2010

Aug. 6, 2010

Kagan appointed to U.S. Supreme Court

Elena Kagan, as she takes her seat on Capitol Hill in Washington shortly following her nomination to the United States Supreme Court. Kagan's confirmation hearings made headlines for her irreverent sense of humor that she displayed while being questioned. She was confirmed by the Senate, 63-37.

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