POLITICO: The last-ditch effort to stop Kavanaugh

  Brett Kavanaugh avoided glaring missteps — and most tough Democratic questions — at his confirmation hearings. But that’s not stopping the Supreme Court nominee’s liberal critics from unleashing new ads and grass-roots campaigns in one last shot at derailing him. …Democrats and progressive groups off the Hill, however, are redoubling their efforts. Demand Justice, […]

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Axios: Poll: Kavanaugh isn’t a key issue for undecided voters in red states

  A group that opposes Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court is promoting a new survey that suggests his nomination won’t be a key factor in the November elections for the majority of undecided voters in red states. Why it matters: The poll by Demand Justice and YouGov counters the argument by Republicans that red-state […]

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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 […]

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Newsweek: Brett Kavanaugh Should Face Perjury Investigation for Confirmation Testimony, Liberal Groups Tell Democrats

  Several prominent liberal groups are convinced that Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh may have committed perjury during his confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill and are now urging Democrats to launch an investigation. The advocacy organizations detailed in a letter that they have found many inconsistencies in Kavanaugh’s testimony and claim that the party’s […]

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Reuters: Hundreds arrested in multi-day protests of Supreme Court nominee

  U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearing in the Senate this week was frequently disrupted as protesters were removed from the hearing room by police, with more than 200 people arrested. …Women’s March organized the protests with the Center for Popular Democracy, a left-learning nonprofit, and We Demand Justice, a group formed to […]

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POLITICO: Liberal groups urge Dems to seek perjury probe of Kavanaugh

  Three prominent liberal groups pushing to defeat Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court nomination on Friday urged Democrats to seek a formal perjury investigation of him based on his testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee this week. Demand Justice, MoveOn, and NARAL Pro-Choice America outlined their case in a letter sent as Kavanaugh’s marathon four-day hearing […]

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POLITICO: Murkowski, Collins face new abortion pressure on Kavanaugh

  A newly released email by Brett Kavanaugh, weighing in on the future of abortion rights, is putting new pressure on two moderate Republicans who hold the keys to his confirmation. …The Progressive Change Campaign Committee, NARAL Pro-Choice America and Demand Justice immediately launched ads in Maine and Alaska papers with a faux newspaper headline […]

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CNN: Meet the protesters interrupting Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearing

  Scarlet-red capes. Gray t-shirts emblazoned with “I Am What’s At Stake.” Purple tees reading, “Reproductive Freedom For All.” …Carla from Silver Spring, Maryland, who did not share her last name, donned her red cape and white bonnet on Tuesday and Wednesday to protest Kavanaugh’s nomination. She told CNN that their group was organized by […]

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The Hill: Protesters dress as ‘handmaids’ for Kavanaugh hearings

  Women dressed as handmaids stood lining the halls on Tuesday outside the hearing room where senators will spend the next few days grilling Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. The protesters in the costumes from the Hulu series “The Handmaid’s Tale” are with Demand Justice, a liberal advocacy group fighting Kavanaugh’s confirmation. Read the full article here. […]

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