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Fundraising campaign against Sen. Susan Collins closes in on $3.5 million

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Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) announced that she didn’t believe Dr. Christine Blasey Ford was attacked by Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh and voted to confirm. Unfortunately for Collins, however, she didn’t quite vote her state’s interest.

Public Policy Polling revealed Collins didn’t have the voter support to confirm Kavanaugh. Before Dr. Ford testified, 49 percent of Maine voters said they wanted Collins to reject President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court pick. Only 42 percent supported it.

“It’s a tight spot for her and this vote is going to be one that people really remember, particularly moderates who lean Democratic but have supported her in the past,” University of New England political science professor Brian Duff told The Portland Press Herald. “She would love not to be in this situation.”

Collins is up for reelection in 2020, and she already has one heck of a war chest running against her before a candidate has declared. Thus far, the CrowdPAC fundraising has raised nearly $3.5 million for Collins opponent.

Some political experts have speculated that Collins simply won’t run again in 2020 to save face, but the Senator has yet to make an announcement.

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Trump thinks he can create his own healthcare law that will take the issue off the table for Democrats

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One of the significant issues Republicans lost on in 2018 was their nearly decade-long crusade to unmake the Affordable Care Act, known as Obamacare.

This week Trump will announce that he's running for president again, and he promises a surprise announcement while there. While it's unclear what he intends for the surprise, one thing he is talking about is a better healthcare law than the Democratic one.

According to The New York Times, Trump is "vowing to issue the plan within a month or two, reviving a campaign promise with broad consequences for next year’s contest."

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Donald Trump whines: ‘My life has always been a fight’

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The full interview with President Donald Trump finally aired on ABC Sunday, revealing the shocking way that he views his life.

Trump lamented that he's had such a hard life, as the son of multi-millionaires who paid to get him out of trouble multiple times.

"You're a fighter. You, you, it feels like you're in a constant kind of churn--" host George Stephanopoulos began.

"Yeah, uh, my life has always been a fight," Trump said. "And I enjoy that I guess, I don't know if I enjoy it or not, I guess -- sometimes I have false fights like the Russian witch hunt. That's a false fight. That's a made-up, uh, hoax. And I had to fight that."

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The right-wing scored more in years of Trump than eight years of George W. Bush: report

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President George W. Bush oversaw eight years that restricted rights, banned LGBTQ equality, appointed anti-choice judges and so much more. But under Donald Trump's presidency, social conservatives have managed to roll back any progress made by President Barack Obama's leadership.

A new Axios report listed out any anti-LGBTQ, anti-women and anti-poor policies.

“He campaigned saying that he would be a good friend to LGBT people,” James Esseks, director of the ACLU’s LGBT and HIV Project, told VOX. "Actions speak far louder than words. And what he's done has been a wreck."

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