Susan Collins placed a bad bet on Brett Kavanaugh


by MSNBC

MSNBC— Didn't Sen. Susan Collins put her reputation on the line, assuring the public that Brett Kavanaugh wouldn't be hostile toward Roe v. Wade?

@thinkprogress—Susan Collins’ outrageously stupid defense of Brett Kavanaugh. Last summer, Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) claimed that a Supreme Court nominee “who would overturn Roe v. Wade would not be acceptable to me.” Yet she quickly backtracked, voting to confirm Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court despite his anti-abortion record. You’ll never guess what happened. Last week, Kavanaugh voted to allow a Louisiana anti-abortion law to [

The Slot—Susan Collins's Support of Brett Kavanaugh Really Paid Off. Susan Collins’s vote to confirm Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court apparently paid off: when it comes to itemized donations in the last quarter of 2018 (those of $200 or more, which require public disclosure), the Maine Republican raised more money from Kavanaugh supporters than from her constituents. Read more

The Washington Times—Susan Collins fundraising spikes after Brett Kavanaugh vote. BANGOR, Maine — Records show that Maine Republican U.S. Sen. Susan Collins had the best fundraising quarter of her career after she delivered a pivotal vote that helped seat Brett Kavanaugh on the U.S. Supreme Court. The Bangor Daily News reports that after announcing her decision to vote in favor