Kavanaugh’s views on matters like abortion and health care are under extreme scrutiny. He indicated through speeches and written opinions that he opposes abortion rights and thinks Roe, a decision he described last year as part of a “tide of freewheeling judicial creation of unenumerated rights,” was wrongly decided. Two moderate Republican senators who support abortion rights ― Susan Collins (Maine) and Lisa Murkowski (Alaska) ― are facing pressure in their home states to block his nomination. While Collins has said she will not support a nominee who has “demonstrated hostility to Roe v. Wade,” she has defended Kavanaugh from criticism. … [Read more...] about Brett Kavanaugh Has Some Thoughts About Legal Precedents. Democrats Say He Should Keep Going.
“Of course, my vote is not a single-issue vote, and much of my reading and conversation has been in trying to figure out exactly how good Judge Kavanaugh will be on other issues before the Court,” Paul said in a statement released by his office on Monday. “My conversation with Judge Kavanaugh reinforces my belief that he will evaluate cases before the Supreme Court from a textual and originalist point of view. … [Read more...] about Rand Paul Says He’ll Support Brett Kavanaugh’s Nomination To Supreme Court
“So if we actually vote to impeach, OK, what that does is that triggers ― the Senate then has to take it up,” Nunes can be heard saying on the recording. “Do you want them to drop everything and not confirm the Supreme Court justice, the new Supreme Court justice? The Senate would have to drop everything they’re doing ... and start with impeachment on Rosenstein. And then take the risk of not getting Kavanaugh confirmed.” … [Read more...] about Devin Nunes: GOP Can’t Impeach Rosenstein Without Risking Kavanaugh Nomination
WHY: In 2012, Kavanaugh wrote the decision in an unanimous ruling to uphold a South Carolina law that required a government-issued photo ID to vote. The Obama administration said the law would disenfranchise tens of thousands of minority citizens. That ruling has sparked fears that Republican efforts to suppress voters could get worse if Kavanaugh is confirmed. … [Read more...] about Here’s What Experts Would Ask Brett Kavanaugh At His SCOTUS Confirmation Hearing
Most surveys report a margin of error that represents some, but not all, potential survey errors. YouGov’s reports include a model-based margin of error, which rests on a specific set of statistical assumptions about the selected sample rather than the standard methodology for random probability sampling. If these assumptions are wrong, the model-based margin of error may also be inaccurate. Click here for a more detailed explanation of the model-based margin of error. … [Read more...] about Americans Are Split On Brett Kavanaugh, Polls Show