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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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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, Vice President Mike Pence, and former Sen. Jon Kyl (R-Ariz.) greet one another before a meeting in McConnell's office in the U.S. Capitol July 10, 2018. News
Amid Growing Outrage Over Confirmation Process, Corporate Powers Spending Millions to Help GOP Ram Through Pro-Business Kavanaugh
"When the American people say they are angry, they're right to be angry," says Sen. Elizabeth Warren
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Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) (L) and Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) share an elevator as they head for the weekly Senate Republican policy luncheon at the U.S. Capitol October 02, 2018 in Washington, DC News
The "Fix Is In, Folks": Though She Admits Not Fully Reading It, Susan Collins Describes FBI Probe as "Very Thorough"
"I'd love [the senator] to explain how a 'very thorough investigation' didn't find time to interview the accuser, the accused, or dozens of corroborating witnesses."
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300 Impassioned Vigils Nationwide Offer Taste of Revolt to Come as McConnell Sets Final Kavanaugh Vote in Motion
"This movement is electric; we will prevail—and for damn sure we'll march to the polls."
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But theatrics aside, what we know now that we didn’t before Kavanaugh’s meltdown is this: At the very least — he’s temperamentally unsuited for the nation’s highest court. (Photo: Shutterstock) Views
The Mean Drunk and the Mendacity
I fear the Senate will conclude that boys will be boys — and sometimes sexual predators — but they can still grow up to be Supreme Court justices
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Protests against Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination have erupted across the country in recent days. News
'Furious About Kavanaugh?' Here's the Detailed Plan to Fight Back and Defeat Trump's Nominee
" You have power. For the next four days, you have power. If all of us wield that power, we have a chance to win a fight with impossibly vast stakes."
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Hagen and Corleone, or Kavanaugh and McGahn? (Photo: The Godfather Wiki) Views
Will the FBI’s Kavanaugh Probe Be a White House Coverup?
If the FBI investigation is controlled by McGahn and limited to 4 or 5 witnesses, it is a cover-up and a sham
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With Final Vote Delayed, Grassroots Effort to 'Defeat Brett Kavanaugh Once and For All' Intensifies
"Kavanaugh is unfit for the court—any court. Grassroots groups will continue to ramp up pressure on all Republican senators to oppose Kavanaugh."
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