The XX Factor

We’re Talking About: July 21, 2010

- Elena Kagan ‘s nomination passes the Senate Judiciary Committee with the support of just one Republican. [ New York Times ]

-Former inmate Piper Kerman explains what Lindsay Lohan can expect in jail . [ The Daily Beast ]

-Could Sarah Palin learn something about parenting from Hillary Clinton ? [ Yahoo ]

-A 17-year-old mother in Texas tried killing her baby “to make life easier.” [ Gawker ]

-J. Crew’s bridal boutique markets wedding dresses to independent brides. [ New York Times ]

Photograph of Lindsay Lohan courtesy of Getty Images.