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Thousands to march in Chicago against Trump's 'anti-woman agenda'

Thousands to march in Chicago against Trump's 'anti-woman agenda'

"The government just showed [with Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court confirmation] - again - that it sees women as 'less than.' We can't take that".

Tuesday's cases involved the 1984 Armed Career Criminal Act, a "three-strikes-and-you're-out" criminal sentencing law that boosts prison sentences for people who are convicted of crimes involving guns if they have previously been convicted of certain other crimes. To 39 percent of the public, Kavanaugh's presence will make no difference in the degree of partisanship.

"I was not appointed to serve one party or one interest, but to serve one nation", Kavanaugh said Monday night during his ceremonial swearing-in at the White House.

While numerous judges were approved with bipartisan support, nearly half were confirmed on mostly party-line votes.

In different ways, Kondik said the Kavanaugh battle could wind up energizing both parties before the November elections.

Sen. Jeff Flake earned national attention when he helped demand a delay in Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation process to allow for an FBI investigation. Such a development could also lead to an effort by House Democrats to impeach Kavanaugh.

Two are known to have been filed by filed by the Democratic Coalition, a political action group, Buzzfeed reported.

"It's time to put this embarrassing spectacle behind us", McConnell said before Kavanaugh's confirmation.

Registered voters say they prefer the Democratic candidate for the House over the Republican candidate by 11 percentage points-53 percent to 42 percent.

Real Clear Politics now places Democrats with a 6.9-point advantage over Republicans on the generic ballot.

Senate Democrats up for reelection in red states feared they could be kept in Washington while their Republican challengers ran free in their respective states. The gender gap is wide: Men divide on the question by 47-49 percent, support-oppose.

Partisans appear more dug-in after the Kavanaugh debate, with 65 percent of Republicans saying it motivates them more to support the GOP and 66 percent of Democrats saying they are more motivated to back their own party. Republican strategists I talked with recently privately predicted Democratic House gains ranging from 25 seats to 50 seats. While it seems like America's radical partisanship came out of nowhere after Trump's victory and Kavanaugh's nomination, the fact of the matter is that it's been bubbling under the surface for quite a while and only needed a couple of sparks to explode. Many of them, I assume, will be confirmed during the lame duck session. Progressives fought hard against Kavanaugh's confirmation due to his originalist jurisprudence and because he would replace Justice Anthony Kennedy, often viewed as a "swing" vote in many 5-4 decisions. Today, with that GOP House majority at risk and some close Senate races that will determine who has control of that chamber in January, a 77 percent majority of registered voters say they are certain to vote next month or have already voted, up from a 65 percent majority in Post-ABC polls in October 2014. Among both registered voters and likely voters in the survey, his approval rating stood at 43 percent. Error margins are larger among subgroups.