In Maine’s closely watched Senate race, the incumbent’s unique brand of conciliation is put to the test.
Republican senator Susan Collins and Democrat Sara Gideon are nearly tied in a new SurveyUSA poll that was conducted October 23-27.
Collins has already stated she will not vote in favor of Barrett's nomination because of the vote's proximity to the presidential election.
This week Trump continues to do damage not only to his own reelection effort, but also those of vulnerable Republicans.
Another lengthy and brutal Senate confirmation battle could hurt the Democratic electoral prospects in November.
"We can slow it down perhaps a matter of hours, maybe days at the most,” the number two Democrat in the Senate said.
The big question is, Can they get it done before Election Day?
While Collins was previously popular among Maine residents, her stock seems to have fallen during the Trump administration.
The unserious bomb throwers at the Lincoln Project and the Human Rights Campaign make the truth a casualty of their crusade against President Trump.