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    Default Democrats Will Need 4 Republican Senators To Block Nomination. It's Possible.

    Senate Republicans hold 53 Senate seats to Democrats 47. They would need 4 Republicans to cross the isle.

    Seems unlikely, but there may be hope. This could get interesting.

    Lots of Republican Senators are facing difficult elections where they need to appease the middle to get reelected.

    4 is a possibility. Actually 7 is a possibility: Colorado, Maine, Alaska, Utah, North Carolina, and Arizona are all possible to cross the line. Some of these people face difficult decisions which could affect their own chances of reelection

    Some Republican Senators are in States where Biden is leading in the polls, setting up a coat-tails effect which threatens their chances at retaining their seats.

    Republican Senator Cory Gardner of Colorado:

    "Four years ago, Gardner said that a Supreme Court vacancy in February 2016 should not be filled by President Barack Obama because the Democrat was in his final year as president: “I think we’re too close to the election. The president who is elected in November should be the one who makes this decision,” Gardner said then."

    In first appearance after Ginsburg’s death, Gardner declines to say when justice should be replaced


    Gardner faces ex Governor John Hickenlooper, who is popular there. Biden is strongly favored in Colorado polling. Biden +10 over Trump.

    Republican Senator Martha McSally of Arizona


    McSally faces Democrat Mark Kelly, astronaut and husband of Rep Gabby Giffords who was the victim of a well publicized mass shooting attack.

    Kelly leads McSally by +6.7

    Biden also leads in Arizona: Biden +5.0 (rcp average)

    Republican Senator Susan Collins of Maine
    is trailing Democrat Sara Gideon by a strong margin: Gideon +6.2

    Biden leads Trump heavily in Maine: Biden +13.8

    Republican Senator Thom Tillis of North Carolina is also trailing in the polls.

    rcp average currently shows Democrat Cal Cunningham favored: Cunningham +3.6

    Biden is favored in NC by a slim margin of +0.9, a race where Tillis does not want to alienate the middle.

    Republican Senators Lisa Murkowski of Alaska and Mitt Romney of Utah have rarely bought into Trump's cult. Either or both of them could vote against even bringing a nomination to the floor.
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    Not one tribute to RBG from any liberal on this board. Not one. The woman is not even cold yet and all you assholes are worried about is the next pick for the SC. Liberals use their own as stepping stools. Pathetic.
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    2020 just got even more interesting.

    If the GOP was composed of honorable people, they would follow the precedent they set in 2016 and refuse to consider anyone nominated by #TRE45ON till after the election. We know, of course, that they are not honorable.
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    Quote Originally Posted by PoliTalker View Post
    Senate Republicans hold 53 Senate seats to Democrats 47. They would need 4 Republicans to cross the isle.

    Seems unlikely, but there may be hope. This could get interesting.

    Lots of Republican Senators are facing difficult elections where they need to appease the middle to get reelected.

    4 is a possibility. Actually 7 is a possibility: Colorado, Maine, Alaska, Utah, North Carolina, and Arizona are all possible to cross the line. Some of these people face difficult decisions which could affect their own chances of reelection

    Some Republican Senators are in States where Biden is leading in the polls, setting up a coat-tails effect which threatens their chances at retaining their seats.

    Republican Senator Cory Gardner of Colorado:

    "Four years ago, Gardner said that a Supreme Court vacancy in February 2016 should not be filled by President Barack Obama because the Democrat was in his final year as president: “I think we’re too close to the election. The president who is elected in November should be the one who makes this decision,” Gardner said then."

    In first appearance after Ginsburg’s death, Gardner declines to say when justice should be replaced


    Gardner faces ex Governor John Hickenlooper, who is popular there. Biden is strongly favored in Colorado polling. Biden +10 over Trump.

    Republican Senator Martha McSally of Arizona


    McSally faces Democrat Mark Kelly, astronaut and husband of Rep Gabby Giffords who was the victim of a well publicized mass shooting attack.

    Kelly leads McSally by +6.7

    Biden also leads in Arizona: Biden +5.0 (rcp average)

    Republican Senator Susan Collins of Maine
    is trailing Democrat Sara Gideon by a strong margin: Gideon +6.2

    Biden leads Trump heavily in Maine: Biden +13.8

    Republican Senator Thom Tillis of North Carolina is also trailing in the polls.

    rcp average currently shows Democrat Cal Cunningham favored: Cunningham +3.6

    Biden is favored in NC by a slim margin of +0.9, a race where Tillis does not want to alienate the middle.

    Republican Senators Lisa Murkowski of Alaska and Mitt Romney of Utah have rarely bought into Trump's cult. Either or both of them could vote against even bringing a nomination to the floor.
    If a Republican Senator does not vote for confirmation they WILL lose their reelection bid for sure.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sailor View Post
    Not one tribute to RBG from any liberal on this board. Not one. The woman is not even cold yet and all you assholes are worried about is the next pick for the SC. Liberals use their own as stepping stools. Pathetic.
    https://www.justplainpolitics.com/sh...23#post3912223
    https://www.justplainpolitics.com/sh...10#post3909910
    https://www.justplainpolitics.com/sh...37#post3909937
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    All copy and paste from the fake Jew Guno. The last one is conservatives.
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    The Party of God smells blood in the water. Trump could appoint the next Supreme by Executive Order, and it would be all good with Republicans.










    Quote Originally Posted by PoliTalker View Post
    Senate Republicans hold 53 Senate seats to Democrats 47. They would need 4 Republicans to cross the isle.

    Seems unlikely, but there may be hope. This could get interesting.

    Lots of Republican Senators are facing difficult elections where they need to appease the middle to get reelected.

    4 is a possibility. Actually 7 is a possibility: Colorado, Maine, Alaska, Utah, North Carolina, and Arizona are all possible to cross the line. Some of these people face difficult decisions which could affect their own chances of reelection

    Some Republican Senators are in States where Biden is leading in the polls, setting up a coat-tails effect which threatens their chances at retaining their seats.

    Republican Senator Cory Gardner of Colorado:

    "Four years ago, Gardner said that a Supreme Court vacancy in February 2016 should not be filled by President Barack Obama because the Democrat was in his final year as president: “I think we’re too close to the election. The president who is elected in November should be the one who makes this decision,” Gardner said then."

    In first appearance after Ginsburg’s death, Gardner declines to say when justice should be replaced


    Gardner faces ex Governor John Hickenlooper, who is popular there. Biden is strongly favored in Colorado polling. Biden +10 over Trump.

    Republican Senator Martha McSally of Arizona


    McSally faces Democrat Mark Kelly, astronaut and husband of Rep Gabby Giffords who was the victim of a well publicized mass shooting attack.

    Kelly leads McSally by +6.7

    Biden also leads in Arizona: Biden +5.0 (rcp average)

    Republican Senator Susan Collins of Maine
    is trailing Democrat Sara Gideon by a strong margin: Gideon +6.2

    Biden leads Trump heavily in Maine: Biden +13.8

    Republican Senator Thom Tillis of North Carolina is also trailing in the polls.

    rcp average currently shows Democrat Cal Cunningham favored: Cunningham +3.6

    Biden is favored in NC by a slim margin of +0.9, a race where Tillis does not want to alienate the middle.

    Republican Senators Lisa Murkowski of Alaska and Mitt Romney of Utah have rarely bought into Trump's cult. Either or both of them could vote against even bringing a nomination to the floor.

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    Hello Jack,

    Quote Originally Posted by Jack View Post
    The Party of God smells blood in the water. Trump could appoint the next Supreme by Executive Order, and it would be all good with Republicans.


    Probably so because no oversight. It's unconstitutional, but who would hold him to it at this point?

    If he tried it then the whole thing could get challenged.

    That would be a supreme motivator to bring a strong turn-out to the vote. That does usually end well for Republicans.
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    Quote Originally Posted by PoliTalker View Post
    Hello Jack,



    Probably so because no oversight. It's unconstitutional, but who would hold him to it at this point?

    If he tried it then the whole thing could get challenged.

    That would be a supreme motivator to bring a strong turn-out to the vote. That does usually end well for Republicans.
    I don't know what to think, Poli.

    All Norms are off the table. The Religious Quacks see this as their one time to achieve their Goal of Christian Sharia Law throughout the Land. It's as though God has Given them their Gift.


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    Quote Originally Posted by PoliTalker View Post
    Senate Republicans hold 53 Senate seats to Democrats 47. They would need 4 Republicans to cross the isle.

    Seems unlikely, but there may be hope. This could get interesting.

    Lots of Republican Senators are facing difficult elections where they need to appease the middle to get reelected.

    4 is a possibility. Actually 7 is a possibility: Colorado, Maine, Alaska, Utah, North Carolina, and Arizona are all possible to cross the line. Some of these people face difficult decisions which could affect their own chances of reelection

    Some Republican Senators are in States where Biden is leading in the polls, setting up a coat-tails effect which threatens their chances at retaining their seats.

    Republican Senator Cory Gardner of Colorado:

    "Four years ago, Gardner said that a Supreme Court vacancy in February 2016 should not be filled by President Barack Obama because the Democrat was in his final year as president: “I think we’re too close to the election. The president who is elected in November should be the one who makes this decision,” Gardner said then."

    In first appearance after Ginsburg’s death, Gardner declines to say when justice should be replaced


    Gardner faces ex Governor John Hickenlooper, who is popular there. Biden is strongly favored in Colorado polling. Biden +10 over Trump.

    Republican Senator Martha McSally of Arizona


    McSally faces Democrat Mark Kelly, astronaut and husband of Rep Gabby Giffords who was the victim of a well publicized mass shooting attack.

    Kelly leads McSally by +6.7

    Biden also leads in Arizona: Biden +5.0 (rcp average)

    Republican Senator Susan Collins of Maine
    is trailing Democrat Sara Gideon by a strong margin: Gideon +6.2

    Biden leads Trump heavily in Maine: Biden +13.8

    Republican Senator Thom Tillis of North Carolina is also trailing in the polls.

    rcp average currently shows Democrat Cal Cunningham favored: Cunningham +3.6

    Biden is favored in NC by a slim margin of +0.9, a race where Tillis does not want to alienate the middle.

    Republican Senators Lisa Murkowski of Alaska and Mitt Romney of Utah have rarely bought into Trump's cult. Either or both of them could vote against even bringing a nomination to the floor.
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    Trump could appoint Kim Jun Un and the Republicans would support him.
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    Democrats could lose Manchin from WV.

    He’ll be walking on eggshells either way he goes.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ThatOwlWoman View Post
    2020 just got even more interesting.

    If the GOP was composed of honorable people, they would follow the precedent they set in 2016 and refuse to consider anyone nominated by #TRE45ON till after the election. We know, of course, that they are not honorable.
    Hopefully the GOP rams this through like dems pushed the impeachment. The GOP needs to mirror the civics that the dems show us. Scorched earth.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jack View Post
    I don't know what to think, Poli.

    All Norms are off the table. The Religious Quacks see this as their one time to achieve their Goal of Christian Sharia Law throughout the Land. It's as though God has Given them their Gift.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jarod View Post
    Trump could appoint Kim Jun Un and the Republicans would support him.
    I'm waiting for the Religious Show Trials. Where the Slut-Whores who have abortions are put on Trial, ... and then are 'Stoned to Death'/'Burned at the Stake' (not sure what the Bible says on this) while the Public gleefully chants Christian Songs and Waves their Bibles ... "God is Great ... God is Great".

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