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Here's how Kavanaugh's confirmation traumatized women — and made men more sexist: study

More than six months after Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh was confirmed by the U.S. Senate, a new study shows how women and men were affected by revelations that the judge had been accused of sexual assault.

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Susan Collins says she opposes the DOJ's effort to overturn Obamacare. Her votes are the reason it's happening

The multi-state lawsuit against the Affordable Care Act threatens to overturn the law in its entirety — protections for pre-existing conditions, subsidies, marketplace exchanges, Medicaid expansion in 37 states and D.C., the right for kids to stay on their parents' plans until age 26, reforms to Medicare, all of it. Tens of millions of people could lose their coverage, and health insurance markets could be destroyed. And in an almost completely unprecedented move, President Donald Trump's Department of Justice has advised federal courts to uphold the decision, waging war against a law the administration is tasked with enforcing.

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Maine newspaper warns Susan Collins: She will take heat 'just about every time' Kavanaugh plays politics

On Thursday, the Supreme Court temporarily blocked Louisiana from implementing the same type of abortion provider restrictions that were struck down in Texas in 2016. But no thanks to President Donald Trump's latest addition to the bench, Justice Brett Kavanaugh, who wrote a dissent explaining how he would have preferred to let the law take effect, effectively reverse the two-year-old precedent on an emergency appeal, and revisit the issue after the law had a chance to shut down most of the state's clinics.

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Bill O'Reilly gets mercilessly skewered for saying Kamala Harris 'lost' his vote over Brett Kavanaugh

On Monday, Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) announced her candidacy for president, adding yet another top-tier Democratic challenger into the race to take on President Donald Trump in 2020.

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Trump wants to fill Brett Kavanaugh's federal court seat with a nominee who made twisted claims about date rape

Scars from the battles over Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh's vicious confirmation process are still fresh, and the White House has decided to exacerbate the injury.

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Chief Justice of California says she's no longer a Republican due to Kavanaugh

On Thursday, nonprofit news organization CALmatters reported that Tani Cantil-Sakauye, Chief Justice of the California Supreme Court, is renouncing the Republican Party and will re-register as "no party preference", citing the behavior of the GOP during the Supreme Court confirmation hearings for Brett Kavanaugh.

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Ohio Republicans move to make childbirth mandatory - and lay bare the deep sexism that motivates the anti-choice movement

While the name of Brett Kavanaugh has fallen out of the headline news cycle, the religious right has not forgotten that his recent addition to the Supreme Court now means they likely have five votes to overturn Roe v. Wade and allow states to ban abortion. While the endless churn of outrageous Trump stories occupies national headlines, anti-choice activists and politicians are swiftly moving to pass laws that they clearly hope will lead, perhaps within a year, to vacating the current legal protections for abortion rights.

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'The President Is Self-Destructing': Report Finds the White House Mood Has 'Darkened' as Electoral Outlook Appears Dire

Republicans hoped that the confirmation fight over Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh could give them a boost in the 2018 midterms, but as those debates fade from memory and many polls have tightened with the elections draw nearer, it seems increasingly certain that the Democrats will win back control of the House of Representatives.

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Here's Why the 'Kavanaugh Bump' Will Boost Democrats

More than a fortnight has passed since Brett Kavanaugh joined the Supreme Court, but the political reverberations of his heated confirmation battle are still being felt in the 2018 midterm elections.

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The Vexing Paradox of Joe Manchin: Why the Most Hated Senator in the Democratic Party Is Likely Headed for a Landslide Reelection

Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia has become, hands down, the Democratic senator that liberals and progressives love to hate the most—and if recent polls are accurate, he is heading for a landslide reelection.

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This GOP Senator Admits There Are Still Serious Doubts About Brett Kavanaugh's Claims of Innocence  - But Voted for Him Anyway

Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ) made a stunning admission Tuesday on ABC's "The View." He still harbors serious doubts about Justice Brett Kavanaugh's innocence of the sexual assault allegations made by Christine Blasey Ford, but he voted to put him on the Supreme Court anyway.

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