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President Trump speaks at a campaign rally in Tennessee in support of Republican Senate candidate Marsha Blackburn. Sean Rayford/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump Pushes Due Process For Some, 'Lock' Them Up For Others

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Demonstrators gather Thursday outside the Supreme Court, demanding that the Senate reject Judge Brett Kavanaugh's nomination. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP hide caption

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Democrats, led by Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, have been hopeful about making big gains in the midterm elections, but a new NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist poll shows Republican enthusiasm surging. Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images hide caption

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Poll: Amid Kavanaugh Confirmation Battle, Democratic Enthusiasm Edge Evaporates

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Activists chant during a protest outside the office of Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley of Iowa. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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Senators To Review FBI Report On Kavanaugh, Setting Up Finale In Confirmation Drama

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Protesters march through Midtown Manhattan on Monday as they rally against Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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Is 8 Enough? The Consequences Of The Supreme Court Starting 1 Justice Short

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"Dr. Blasey Ford was so deferential, so polite, so constrained," Rebecca Traister, author of Good and Mad: The Revolutionary Power of Women's Anger, said. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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New Book Looks At Why Women Have The Right To Be 'Good And Mad'

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Dozens of protesters, including sexual assault survivor Mary Jane Maestras of Delta, Colo., demonstrate against the appointment of Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Judge Brett Kavanaugh scowls as he testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill Thursday. Afterward, many observers felt he had revealed a partisan side never before seen from a Supreme Court nominee. Melina Mara/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Rachel Mitchell, head of the Special Victims Division of the Maricopa County Attorney's Office, is on leave as she heads to Washington, D.C., to assist the Senate Judiciary Committee with a hearing scheduled for Thursday. Maricopa County Attorney's Office hide caption

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Demonstrators gather on Capitol Hill at the office of GOP Sen. Susan Collins of Maine to protest the nomination of Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh during testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Sept. 6. Two women have stepped forward to accuse Kavanaugh of inappropriate sexual behavior when he was a teenager. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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Members of the Senate Judiciary Committee listen on the first day of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation hearing on Sept. 4. Kavanaugh will appear before the committee again this week. Brendan Smialowski /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee during his confirmation hearing Sept. 6. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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"We covered a wide range of issues, and it was very helpful, very productive and very important," Sen. Susan Collins said of her meeting with Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh on Tuesday. Zach Gibson/Getty Images hide caption

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Collins Says Supreme Court Nominee Kavanaugh Called Roe v. Wade 'Settled Law'

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Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., flanked by Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y. (left), and Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., at a news conference Thursday, where they said they will sue the National Archives if they don't get the documents on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh that they requested. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Activists from Concerned Women for America make a stop on their bus tour in Indianapolis, where Democratic Sen. Joe Donnelly is facing pressure from the right as he prepares to vote on the Supreme Court nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh just weeks before Election Day. Sarah McCammon/NPR hide caption

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Kavanaugh Fight Puts Vulnerable Senators In A Tight Spot

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