Politico: Senate Dems squeeze GOP on health care with Trump judicial nominee

  Senate Democrats are looking to pressure the GOP on a key judicial nominee, warning a Tuesday vote amounts to a test of Senate Republicans’ commitment to protecting health care for individuals with pre-existing conditions. Chad Readler, who President Donald Trump nominated to the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, has come under fire from Democrats […]

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The Hill: Progressive group targets GOP senators on Trump court pick

  Demand Justice, an outside progressive group, is targeting a handful of Republican senators up for re-election in 2020 over a controversial court nominee. The group is running digital ads aimed at GOP Sens. Susan Collins (Maine), Thom Tillis (N.C.), Cory Gardner (Colo.) and Joni Ernst (Iowa) ahead of the Senate’s vote on Chad Readler’s circuit court nomination. Read the full article here. […]

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Boston Globe: Senator Susan Collins is feeling the heat

  Senator Susan Collins’s reputation for bipartisanship has brought her respect across the aisle over 22 years in Washington, D.C. But these days, the famously temperate 66-year-old senior stateswoman from Maine is inspiring the kind of liberal animus more typically directed at people named Trump. …Given that backdrop, Democratic organizations were already viewing Collins as […]

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Press Release: Progressive Judicial Group Expands Maine Ad Buy to Television After Collins Doubles Down on Support for Kavanaugh

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 15, 2019 CONTACT: press@demandjustice.org PROGRESSIVE JUDICIAL GROUP EXPANDS MAINE AD BUY TO TELEVISION AFTER COLLINS DOUBLES DOWN ON SUPPORT FOR KAVANAUGH Demand Justice Initiative Tells Collins: ‘Just Admit Your Vote Was a Mistake’ WASHINGTON, DC—After Senator Susan Collins defended Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s decision in a controversial abortion case, Demand […]

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“It Was All A Sham:” Television ad in Maine responds to Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s vote to allow a strict anti-abortion law in Louisiana to take effect by calling out Senator Susan Collins for voting to confirm him to the Supreme Court

Politico: Liberal judicial group targets Collins in new TV ad

  The liberal Demand Justice Initiative will launch a television ad this weekend attacking Republican Sen. Susan Collins of Maine for her vote to confirm Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh. The 30-second ad features a clip of Collins stating she did not think Kavanaugh would repeal Roe v. Wade and then cited his position last week in a case challenging a […]

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Huffington Post: Susan Collins Defends Brett Kavanaugh’s Abortion Vote

  Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) defended her vote to confirm Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh on Tuesday despite his vote in favor of an anti-abortion law in Louisiana last week. Kavanaugh joined three other conservative justices in dissenting to a Supreme Court order that blocked an anti-abortion Louisiana law from going into effect; the law required […]

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