The Hill: Democrats won’t let Kavanaugh debate die

  Democrats say they see the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court as not only a big issue in the November midterms but also in the 2020 election cycle, once Kavanaugh has had an impact on landmark legal decisions. …”Kavanaugh’s going to provide the fifth vote on all kinds of controversial decisions that are probably […]

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The Cut: Republican Senator Hides in Men’s Bathroom When Confronted by Sexual-Assault Survivors

  Last week, two sexual-assault survivors confronted Republican senator and key Senate Judiciary Committee member Jeff Flake in an elevator, urging him to reconsider his decision to approve Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation as Supreme Court justice. Flake went on to change his position, delaying his vote until a weeklong FBI investigation is completed. Meanwhile, survivors have not quieted down. On Monday, […]

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Washington Post: The Trailer: Kavanaugh and the Democrats who backed Gorsuch

  Senate Republicans, still on war footing to save the Supreme Court nomination of Brett M. Kavanaugh, probably don’t need a single Democratic vote to confirm him. But they see political opportunity in the votes of Democratic Sens. Joe Donnelly of Indiana, Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota and Joe Manchin of West Virginia, the only three Democrats in […]

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CNN: Ads, protests pressure Collins, other key senators on Kavanaugh

  Protests at the US Capitol and ads on TV in her home state have surrounded Maine Republican Sen. Susan Collins, pressing her to oppose embattled Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation to the high court. …Demand Justice, a progressive group leading the anti-Kavanaugh fight, last week announced a $700,000 ad buy targeting four Republicans: […]

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NBC News: Republicans wrestle with election impact of Kavanaugh controversy

  With Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation hanging in the balance, Republican operatives are growing increasingly concerned that the controversy is contributing to a larger atmosphere of dysfunction and chaos in Washington that is motivating voters against them in the midterm elections. …The liberal advocacy group Demand Justice is running television advertisements in key states […]

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