Senator Collins and the Imaginary Roe Decision

"I would not support a nominee who demonstrated hostility to Roe v. Wade because that would mean to me that their judicial philosophy did not include a respect for established decisions, established law....Roe v. Wade is a constitutional right that is well established." Thus spake Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine), according to a CNN report. But … Continue reading Senator Collins and the Imaginary Roe Decision

Reality Check: Murkowski & Collins have no Leverage

I've always known how to count Tip O'Neil For the last week we have heard the breathless declarations the Donald Trump will not be able to get a judge who opposes Roe v Wade because Lisa Murkowski of Alaska or Susan Collins of Maine will vote against any such nominee. Millions of pixels have been … Continue reading Reality Check: Murkowski & Collins have no Leverage

Answer: Because Scott Brown is constantly attacked in ads

Q: How do we know that this Boston Globe article showing Scott Brown is the most popular pol in Massachusetts is true? The ads keep coming more than two years before he stands for election because something has to be done to change the tone in the state or dramatic change might come. Meanwhile Brown … Continue reading Answer: Because Scott Brown is constantly attacked in ads