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“Stand Up to Trump”: Digital ad using Trump’s mocking of Dr. Ford’s testimony to urge Senators Flake, Collins, and Murkowski to oppose Brett Kavanaugh

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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Los Angeles Times: Kavanaugh accuser’s offer to testify about alleged sexual assault puts key Republicans in a bind

  After days of silence about whether she would appear, California professor Christine Blasey Ford told the Senate Judiciary Committee Thursday that she is willing to testify next week about her allegations of a decades-old sexual assault by Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. …Demand Justice, a liberal judicial advocacy group, plans to launch television ads […]

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The Hill: Key GOP senators appear cool to Kavanaugh accuser’s demand

  Two of the three Republican senators likely to determine the fate of Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court are urging the woman accusing him of sexual misconduct decades ago to appear at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Monday. …Demand Justice, an outside group opposed to Kavanaugh, released new polling Wednesday that found […]

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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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“Tell Sen. Collins to Keep Her Word”: TV and digital ad telling Senator Collins to keep her word and protect access to safe, legal abortion

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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“Judicial Hero”: TV and digital ad in Maine and Alaska urging senators to keep their word and protect women’s access to abortion

POLITICO: Collins’ warmth brightens Kavanaugh’s prospects

  Just hours before special counsel Robert Mueller landed a guilty verdict from Donald Trump’s onetime campaign chairman Paul Manafort, the Senate’s most important swing vote was quizzing the president’s Supreme Court nominee on presidential power. …The campaign to press Collins to vote against Kavanaugh, led by Demand Justice, has focused on Roe v. Wade, which […]

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