A Boston Globe analysis of over 500 roll-call votes made by Collins shows she has favored those candidates for judicial positions - including district court, circuit court of appeals, and the Supreme Court, among other appointments - nearly 99 percent of the time. A former law clerk for retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy - the man he will now replace if confirmed - Judge Kavanaugh worked with Ken Starr at the Office of Independent Counsel, where he helped write the 1998 Starr Report, which outlined grounds for the impeachment of President Bill Clinton over issues stemming from his affair with Monica Lewinsky.
To hear Republicans tell it, Brett Kavanaugh is a skilled and well-respected judge who reveres the Constitution.
Meanwhile, Senate Democrats were already pushing a coordinated message against Kavanaugh as an unacceptable choice on both policy and political grounds.
The nominee's fate may rest with two Republican senators who back abortion rights, Susan Collins of ME and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska.
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"He had fully 12 different opinions that were adopted by the United States Supreme Court", Pence said.
Judge Kavanaugh would have ruled to strike down Obamacare as unconstitutional.
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"I predict an end to affirmative action, an end to successful litigation about religious displays and prayers, an end to bans on semi-automatic rifles, and an end to nearly all judicial restrictions on abortion", he said. Other Republicans said they hoped to confirm Kavanaugh before the court reconvenes in October.
It also informed many of his rulings on executive power, where he largely has backed the president's authority to hire and fire officials at government agencies and offered his support to the White House and military commission process amid challenges from detainees. McConnell had said the victor of the presidential election should make the choice.
U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby described Kavanaugh's nomination as "an excellent choice". The others are Republican targets for the confirmation vote who come from Trump-won states where they face re-election this fall.
Outside Trump Tower in Midtown, demonstrators gathered to protest the potential shift of the Supreme Court to the right.
The controversy stems from a 2009 law review article that Kavanaugh wrote where he argued that Congress should consider a law exempting a sitting president from prosecutions.
Cornyn, the No. 2 Republican in the Senate, says it's "extremely disappointing" that some Democrats have made clear they'll oppose the nominee even before the president announces his choice.
Republicans want a speedy process to ensure the vote is held well before the November 6 midterm elections in which all 435 seats in the House of Representatives and 35 of the 100 Senate seats are up for grabs, with Democrats trying to seize control of Congress.
Here's why: Kavanaugh's court rarely issues opinions on Monday.
Pep is committed to playing attacking football, which is a flawless for me, and City's performances last season were outstanding. And a leaked photo online suggested the deal was completed hours before City made it official.
First and foremost, Hazard is focusing on the task at hand which is firing Belgium to a first ever World Cup Final. The 27-year-old has been a sensational presence in the Premier League and is only beginning to hit his peak.
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It's hard to imagine him playing with another team, since Ronaldo has pretty much become synonymous with Real Madrid . Ronaldo, 33, joined Real from Manchester United in 2009 for a then-world record fee of £80million.
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France are favourites due to their mix of youth and experience allied to tournament nous after they reached the Euro 2016 final. Pogba has looked impressive alongside Kante in France's midfield, while Lukaku has scored four goals in the tournament.
It would also have to be fully backed by Congress and the U.S. private and non-governmental sectors across the board. The United States, which spent $685.9 billion on defense in 2017, now makes up 51.1 percent of NATO's combined GDP.
A message posted on the English Premier League club's Twitter account said: "Our thoughts and prayers are with those affected". It comes after he posted photos from inside the Tham Luang Cave in Chiang Rai on the final day of rescue operations.
Elon Musk has offered his assistance and has floated plans to save the soccer team stranded in a Thai cave network. The potential for rising water and the dwindling oxygen levels added to the urgency of getting the team out.
But Democrats had begun filibustering a number of Bush's judicial nominees, which Republicans saw as an affront to their agenda. Judge Brett Kavanaugh is an appellate judge from Maryland who has ruled against Obamacare and abortion rights in the past.
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But she said: "We do not agree about the best way of delivering our shared commitment to honour the result of the referendum". In her resignation letter she echoed the words of Sir Michael, saying her actions "fell below the high standards" expected.
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On Tuesday, the Tour will head to Brittany, as the riders start in La Baule and end in Sarzeau after a 195-kilometre route. Their victory also helped Belgian team-mate Greg van Avermaet into the tour leaders yellow jersey.
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"We want desperately to get to the final and go on and win because if it doesn't happen it will forever be a disappointment". Belgium: Courtois, Alderweireld, Kompany, Vertonghen, Chadli, Dembele, Witsel, Fellaini, De Bruyne, Lukaku, Eden Hazard.
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The funeral of Ballymoney road racer William Dunlop will be held on Wednesday at Garryduff Presbyterian Church at 13:00 BST. Dunlop, from Co Antrim, was taking part in practice at the annual Skerries 100 races when the crash occurred.
Follow the World Cup semifinal between France and Belgium
Beyond the geographical and linguistic ties, many of these players also know each other intimately from the Premier League . With the starting XI more or less picking itself, the only dilemma in Deschamps' mind would be the left midfield position.
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