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 A young woman covers her mouth in protest across from Senator Susan Collins office in Portland, Maine while Collins announced her decison to confirm Brett Kavanaugh. (Photo: Jenna McGuire/Common Dreams) News
Explosion of Anger, Promises to Oust Her in 2020 After Susan Collins Says "Yes" to Brett Kavanaugh
"Women in this nation will remember this. We will all remember this."
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"Your pain matters. Your experience matters." (Photo: Screenshot) News
Eve Ensler to White Women Supporting Kavanaugh: Stand With Survivors & Fight This Nomination
"I think we’re in the middle of a gender war. Trump is essentially declared a war."
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If a Final 'Yes' on Kavanaugh, Says Women's Rights Group, Collins 'Saying Point Blank She Doesn't Care About Sexual Assault Survivors'
While Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska opposed advancing his nomination to the floor, Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia joined with every other GOP lawmaker to force a final vote
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Members of U.S. Capitol Police arrest a demonstrator during a protest October 4, 2018 at the Hart Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. Activists are rallying in protest against Supreme Court associate justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh. News
Ahead of Kavanaugh Vote, Trump Rebuked for "Disgusting" Last-Ditch Effort to Take "Women's Agency Away"
"We speak for ourselves, of our own volition, telling our own truths," said Ilyse Hogue, president of NARAL, in response to the president's Friday morning tweet. "For our freedom. For our future. Full stop."
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Are Collins, Flake, Manchin, or Murkowski Really Going to Fall for This Self-Serving Kavanaugh Op-Ed?
"Anyone who has to write [an op-ed titled "I Am an Independent, Impartial Judge"] on his own behalf is clearly not."
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More than 1,000 women and men lined the hallways and filled the atrium of the Hart Senate Office Building in Washington, D.C. on Thursday, demanding that senators vote against Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination. News
Mass Arrests as Thousands Descend on Senate Office Building Demanding Lawmakers Reject Kavanaugh
"Incredible scene on Capitol Hill right now, where thousands of anti-Kavanaugh protesters have taken over the Hart Senate Office Building."
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Supreme court nominee Brett Kavanaugh testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill. (Photo: REX/Shutterstock) Views
Why the FBI’s Kavanaugh Investigation Is So Troubling
The feds did not interview key witnesses — including former classmates who claim they can corroborate sexual misconduct allegations and lies under oath
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Sens. Joe Manchin (D-WV), Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), and Susan Collins (R-ME) are now three of the key final lawmakers who remain undecided. News
Increasing Pressure on Manchin, Flake, Collins, and Murkowski—Heitkamp a "No" on Kavanaugh
North Dakota Democrat said "at the end of the day you have to make a decision and I have made that decision... I will be voting no on Judge Kavanaugh."
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Eleanor Roosevelt and Margaret Chase Smith on Face the Nation in Washington, D.C, November 11, 1956 Views
This Is Susan Collins' "Declaration of Conscience" Moment
This is Sen. Susan Collins’ “Declaration of Conscience” moment. She can have no better guide — or source of inspiration — than Sen. Margaret Chase Smith, who described her moment to me when I was a new member of Congress in 1991, the year Anita Hill testified at the confirmation hearing of Supreme...
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Outrage over Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination grew Thursday after the FBI's investigation into sexual assault allegations against him wrapped up in less than a week, with numerous corroborating witnesses reporting that their calls to the agency had been ignored. News
'It's a White House Whitewash': Accusations of Kavanaugh Cover-Up as Dems Demand Release of Trump's FBI Directive
"The Trump party will set aside decency—and respect for survivors and women everywhere—to install the man the Kochs want on our Court, backed by dark money ads juicing up GOP voters. It's a very sad day for our country and the Court."
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