All News Articles for 2018-09-06

Thursday, September 6, 2018
Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) appeared satisfied with Judge Brett Kavanaugh's statement last month that Roe vs. Wade is "settled law"—but revelations in his confirmation hearings have shown that he believes the law could be overruled by the Supreme Court. Fund to Unseat Susan Collins in 2020 Climbs to $500,000 as Leaked Doc Offers New Evidence Kavanaugh Clear Threat to Roe v. Wade
"Kavanaugh not only believes Supreme Court precedent can 'always' be overturned, he said Roe v. Wade is not settled law. This directly contradicts what he's said in his hearing—but confirms what we already knew. What else is he hiding?"
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Kerri Evelyn Harris Next Test for Progressive Democrats as Kerri Harris Aims to Oust Corporate-Friendly Tom Carper in Delaware
"The debate between Harris and Carper is really a microcosm of the fight for the soul of the party."
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'Kavanaugh Committed Perjury': New Documents Appear to Show Trump Supreme Court Pick Lied Under Oath Multiple Times
"Maybe there's a reason Senate Republicans tried to keep Kavanaugh's emails secret?"
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'Gitmo for Children': Trump Administration Reveals Plan to Imprison Families With Kids Indefinitely
"Locking up children indefinitely is cruel and heartless, even for the Trump administration. It is nothing less than an assault on child safety and fundamental human dignity."
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yemeni children House Democrats Praised for New War Powers Resolution to End US Support for 'Catastrophic War in Yemen'
"The U.S. must stop aiding those that deliberately conduct illegal attacks on weddings, hospitals, and children in school buses."
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Intensifying Protest Against 'Sham' Confirmation, Democrats Release Kavanaugh Documents GOP Didn't Want Public to See
"Republicans know how extreme Brett Kavanaugh's record is, so they're making up rules to hide it from the public."
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On Wednesday, Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) pointedly asked Judge Brett Kavanaugh whether he could think of any laws that govern a man's control over his own body, as anti-choice laws in a number of states bar women from controlling their own reproductive systems. Unable to Come Up with Any Laws Wielding Control Over a Man's Body, Kavanaugh Dismisses Pro-Choice Movement as One Based in 'Feelings'
"We don't 'feel' that women die from unsafe abortion. We know that women die from unsafe abortion. This isn't a soft emotional issue. It's flesh and bone, life and death."
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Whodunit? The Great Big Search for the Anonymous Op-Ed Writer and "Gutless" Right-Wing "Coward" Trump Hired
Spoiler: A lot of people think it's Mike Pence, but his office denies it.
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Indians carry flag With Landmark Ruling, India's Supreme Court Unanimously Strikes Down Colonial-Era Ban on Gay Sex
Human Rights Watch's South Asia director called it "a momentous step that will resonate around the world in communities that are fighting for equality."
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Here Comes Tax Scam 2.0: As Worker Wages Fall and Corporate Profits Soar, GOP Readies $600 Billion Tax Giveaway for the Rich
"Don't fall for the con. Real wages have fallen over the last year, despite an economy nearing full employment. Good jobs are still being shipped abroad."
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