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Fallon hopes Democrats will "look in the mirror and do the right thing" with respect to Kavanaugh.

Last month, the US Supreme Court ruled in a 5-4 decision to uphold Trump's controversial order to block entry of most people from several Muslim-majority countries.

Rights groups in the United States have sharply criticised the Supreme Court nomination of Brett Kavanaugh, warning that the appointment of President Donald Trump's pick would reverse hard-earned civil liberties for African Americans, women and other groups.

The top six justices who voted conservatively were all appointed by Republican presidents and have percentages higher than 50 percent. But that didn't stop him from nominating Bush staffer Kavanaugh.

"To my Democratic colleagues, I ask no more of you than I ask for myself, use the qualifications standard, having said that, I know most won't", Graham said. And, he has been part of some highly disputed legal cases.

The Women's March responded to the criticism, saying in a tweet, "Senator Graham is right". So, moving the median to the right will shift the ideological position of the majority coalition on many cases. John McCain of Arizona, nearly every vote matters.

Presidents of both major parties have been choosing nominees of similar professional and educational experience for decades because the stakes have risen so high in filling Supreme Court vacancies.

Shah said Kavanaugh's friends reimbursed him, and he's no longer in charge of purchasing the tickets.

But Carrie Severino, chief counsel for Judicial Crisis Network, a conservative advocacy group, drew a different Nixon parallel, noting that of four justices appointed by Nixon, three - Warren E. Burger, Harry A. Blackmun and Lewis F. Powell Jr. - sat on USA v. Nixon, the case in which the Supreme Court ordered Nixon to comply with a subpoena - and joined the unanimous decision against the president. Speaking to reporters, Hatch said he assumed that one of the finalists for the position this time around, appeals court Judge Amy Coney Barrett, would be chosen "next time". On the Supreme Court he could help change it.

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Because Republicans hold a slim majority, 51-49, narrowed further by the absence of GOP Sen. He supported releasing the girl to a sponsor, where she could obtain an abortion if she chose to do so and leave the government out of it.

But according to PRRI's American Values Atlas, in 2014, ME had the 3rd highest support for legal abortion in the USA - with 67% who said it should be legal in most or all cases, following New Hampshire (73%) and Vermont (69%).

Kavanaugh was greeted by Monsignor John Enzler, the president and CEO of Catholic Charities in Washington who has known the judge from the time he was an altar boy.

In addition, the New York Democrat said, the nominee's writings reveal an expansive view of presidential authority that is ominous in the Trump era.

Casey is up for re-election in the fall midterms, with every poll done between him and Republican Lou Barletta showing Casey with an advantage. Sixteen percent said that their vote isn't relevant to Trump and his policies.

There has been no one with experience in elected office since O'Connor, who had been a state senator and judge in Arizona. CNN has rated the race as lean Democrat.

As part of that strategy, Democrats are focusing on Republicans Susan Collins of ME and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, who both helped doom the repeal of the health care law.

Alaska is more for legal abortion than the U.S. as a whole, in the 2014 PRRI Atlas, with 56% of respondents saying they support legal abortions.

But if they are the deciding vote against Trump's nominee, then voters in their states - which all voted for Trump decisively - would be more energized and determined to throw them out of office.

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