Portland Press Herald: Progressive groups ratchet up pressure on Sen. Collins to vote against Kavanaugh nomination


Progressive groups are ratcheting up the pressure on Sen. Susan Collins of Maine, sending coat hangers to her offices; organizing rallies, social media, telephone and email campaigns; and raising nearly $1 million for a future opponent if she votes to confirm Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

…Another television and online ad campaign, by the liberal group Demand Justice, highlights Roe v. Wade and Collins. The ad, which will air starting Tuesday, is a “six-figure” buy and will air 200 times on cable and network television all over Maine.

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