Democrats to force health care vote Wednesday in the Senate

  • Democrats to force health care vote Wednesday in the Senate

Democrats to force health care vote Wednesday in the Senate

By comparison, fewer Democrats (48%) are Very Angry about the Senate's treatment of Ford; 28% of GOP voters and 30% of unaffiliateds agree.

Conservative radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh said Washington, D.C. maybe become "uninhabitable for a while" if the Democrats do not retake the House in November's midterm elections.

Trump supporters could not be happier, though happiness for them is often expressed as howling ire.

Alaska Sen. Murkowski was the only Republican who voted against advancing Kavanaugh's nomination to a full roll call, and she voted "present" on the final tally.

The vote was also aimed at refocusing people away from the Senate's nasty battle over confirming Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, which both sides say has transformed indifferent conservative voters into motivated ones - for now.

The Q poll said 49 percent of voters backed the Democratic candidate in their local race for the House, while 42 percent supported the Republican.

"Roberts says he received the ethics complaints beginning September 20th, but did not act on referrals until today", Baier added.

The DCCC also says it raised $4.38 million from the end of September to October 5 - the day it was clear Kavanaugh had the votes to be confirmed.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell acknowledged Wednesday that Republicans have a longstanding gender gap when it comes to American women, but he stood by one key Senate woman, saying "nobody's going to beat" Lisa Murkowski of Alaska despite her opposition to Brett Kavanaugh.

Within a half hour of the start of his first oral argument on the Supreme Court Tuesday, Kavanaugh had already proved he wouldn't be a silent presence on the bench like Justice Clarence Thomas, who went through a similarly bruising confirmation process in 1991 but was famously quiet during questioning.

Mocking some Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee who pressed the case against Kavanaugh, Trump said: "The Democrats have become too unsafe to govern".

And while Democrats lost the vote, they hope they've gained a message that will bolster their chances of winning Senate control in next month's elections.

The Kentucky Republican told The Associated Press in an interview Wednesday that Democratic threats to investigate President Donald Trump's finances and businesses would "help the president get re-elected" in 2020.

The Kentucky Republican said he was speaking from experience.

GOP leaders blasted the Democratic proposal in advance of the vote, saying it would take away a low-priced insurance option for families who Republicans argue were hurt by the Affordable Care Act, more commonly referred to as Obamacare.

Kavanaugh was accused of sexual misconduct in high school and college.

She said that the disruptions during the hearing and Supreme Court protests were "not what we want for our country".

None of the witnesses the women said would corroborate their claims did so, and Kavanaugh passionately denied the allegations.