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Trump blindsided by Susan Collins’ refusal to support his right to fill Ginsburg’s Supreme Court seat

The president’s ability to ram his replacement for Ginsburg through the Senate ran into some problems, and he is not happy.

Trump supporters swarm to block and intimidate voters at Virginia early voting site
People seeking to cast their ballots early had the entrance to their polling place blocked by a group of chanting maskless MAGA demonstrators.

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Schumer: “Nothing is off the table” if GOP moves to fill Ginsburg’s seat
The Democrat, who is favored to be Majority Leader next year, signaled a willingness to abolish the filibuster and expand the Court to undo the injustice from the past four years.

A Mark Kelly win in Ariz. Senate race could spoil McConnell’s plans to replace Ginsburg
If he’s victorious Nov. 3, the Democrat, former astronaut and husband of Gabby Giffords might take office in time for the vote.

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Graham spitefully blames Dems for his support for Trump’s nomination of a Ginsburg replacement
The South Carolina senator reversed his stance on prohibiting a president from appointing a Supreme Court justice in an election year for a particularly despicable reason.

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TikTok ban averted: Trump gives Oracle-Walmart deal his “blessing”
It seems the video sharing network will continue in a new form.

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Trump rambles about “good genes” and “racehorse theory” at Minnesota campaign rally
The president’s white supremacist rhetoric signaled his true allegiance.

Trump to his female supporters: “I hope your husbands are okay with it”
Even as he tried to appeal to women, his disdain shone through.

NRA and Trump campaign alleged to be illegally coordinating advertising strategy
As the Trump campaign coffers dwindle, suspected unlawful coordination with the NRA could bring more legal trouble to the president and the gun organization.

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PS — Please don’t forget to sign the petition demanding the Senate not consider a new Supreme Court Justice until after inauguration, and check out the brilliant “Don’t Think of an Elephant” by George Lakoff — a quick read that contains the ultimate keys for Democrats to win elections — and arguments.


Required Reading for the Resistance. Actions that make a difference.