Brett Kavanaugh

Jessica Corbett, staff writer
People stand in line for free HIV test during an International Condom Day event in Kiev organized by the AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) on Feb. 13, 2019. Ukraine had the second largest HIV epidemic in Europe last year. (Photo: Pavlo Conchar/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images)
Critics called the ruling "a step back for human rights and public health."
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) talks with Justin Walker before a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Walker's nomination for U.S. district judge for the Western District of Kentucky on July 31, 2019. (Photo: Caroline Brehman/CQ Roll Call)
"Another shameful step in the McConnell/Trump takeover of our judiciary."
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) arrives at the Senate chamber as the Senate impeachment trial of U.S. President Donald Trump continues at the U.S. Capitol on January 30, 2020 in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
The four-term Republican senator from Maine who presents herself as a centrist...

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Flim-Flam Collins, Yet Again
As the crass GOP show trial begins - a legal charade deemed "the equivalent of impeachment jazz hands” - smack in the middle of the tawdry proceedings is Maine's ever-waffling rapist apologist Susan 'My Words Mean Nothing' Collins, who's been teasing she may want to hear from witnesses but oh dear, for now, just voted against them. Shocker. Andy Borowitz reports she went through the same “troubled and concerned" shtick over lunch. Then she got a roast beef sandwich - just like Mitch.