As of writing this, the campaign has raised about $1.2 million from people who don't want to see Kavanaugh on the Supreme Court.
Collins told The Wall Street Journal, "I have had three attorneys tell me that they think it is a clear violation of the federal law on bribery".
"Senator Collins will make up her mind based on the merits of the nomination. Extortion will not work on Senator Collins", Annie Clark says. While other Democratic senators have been vocal in their opposition to Kavanaugh, Heitkamp met with him for about 75 minutes in August and issued an official statement saying she was weighing the decision carefully. Kavanaugh had indicated he was not substantially involved in the nomination.
In Maine, a trio of advocacy groups continued their fundraising efforts Wednesday with a running tally of pledges coming to about $1.1 million.
"It seems kind of icky but it doesn't rise to the level of bribery because there's no agreement, " Jordan Libowitz, a spokesman for the Citizens for Ethics and Responsibilities.
But the debate has been over for a while when it comes to the money spent on politics: According to the Supreme Court, it's free speech.
Ranking Member Dianne Feinstein later motioned to subpoena for additional records from Kavanaugh's time as Staff Secretary in the Bush White House, calling Grassley's lack of support in requesting Kavanaugh's full record from the Archives a "devastating blow against transparency".
"You have the chance to stand up for the people of ME - and for the entire country - by rejecting this Supreme Court nominee", the fundraising site reads. "We will get you out of office".
All eyes are on Collins, as well as her fellow moderate Republican, Sen.
The 28 new "committee confidential" documents are from Kavanaugh's time in the White House counsel's office during the George W. Bush administration and show his involvement in judicial nominations, including for some of the more controversial judges of the era. After a meeting with him in August that she described as "excellent, " she said that he told her he agreed that Roe v. Wade was settled as a precedent of the court. King said Kavanaugh's record "indicates that he will" vote to overturn it or that he at least could "whittle away its protections".
Thousands of people died in the wake of the storm, according to a study commissioned by the Puerto Rican government. The mayor of Puerto Rico's capital calls Trump "delusional, paranoid, and unhinged from any sense of reality".
TV news footage showed D'Amico whiffing a golf club on the lawn as officers carried boxes of evidence out of his house. WPVI reports investigators searched a BMW in the driveway of the New Jersey home of Kate McClure and Mark D'Amico.
Osaka , 20, is the first Japanese woman to reach a Grand Slam final, where she'll be taking on 23-time major victor Williams. The world number 26 has raised quite a few eyebrows with the level of tennis she had been playing over the last few months.
But the most risky threat comes from Florence's rains and storm surge , which could bring flooding far inland. In South Carolina, traffic along parts of Interstate 26 and USA 501 has been directed away from the coast.
Justin Rose hits his tee shot on the 18th hole during the third round of the BMW Championship golf tournament at Aronimink GC. It's tough to go from being on Ryder Cup teams, being on Presidents Cup teams to being outside the top 100 in the world".
De Gea and Navas are on the list for the fourth time in a row while Buffon was named the No.1 goalkeeper past year . The XI will be unveiled by FIFA and FIFPro during the Best FIFA Football Awards ceremony in London on September 24.
Then last month, the escalating trade war moved up a gear when the USA brought in a 25% tax on a second wave of goods worth $16bn. China has responded to the tariffs on $200 billion by saying it will retaliate with tariffs on $60 billion.
During the podcast interview , Rogan asks Musk about his 1961 Jaguar E-Type , the Boring company and.shares a smoke with Musk. Mr Musk later backed off from his privatisation plan, saying Tesla was better off as a public company.
A crew of 34 firefighters have touched down in New Zealand after spending nearly six weeks battling wildfires in California. Forest Service says in a statement Friday the blaze is now 38 square miles (98 square kilometers).
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But Mr Mamba said: "I'm stressing that this one is very different, this is more complicated because of possible storm surges". Governor Manuel Mamba of the Philippines island of Cagayan said officials would start evacuating islanders on September 13.
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Former Pitt quarterback Nathan Peterman was pulled in the third quarter after going 5-for-18, 24 yards and two interceptions. Still, it was much more positive than negative for Conner, and he is the Steelers Digest Player of the Week.
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Osaka won the final but her victory was overshadowed by the on-court drama and booing of officials during the trophy ceremony. Williams refused to shake hands with Ramos after the match and accused him of sexism in her post-match press conference .