Elena Kagan Needs to Recuse Herself from Health-Care Case, Says Author of Virginia L

March 17, 2011 | 7:22 AM EDT
Virginia Del. Bob Marshall, the state legislator who sponsored the law that forbids any government from forcing individuals in Virginia to buy health insurance, says that Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan should recuse herself from judging Virginia’s suit challenging the constitutionality of Obamacare because she was President Obama’s solicitor general when the suit was filed and when the Obama administration first took steps to oppose it.